Central Illinois Bank Robbery

Yesterday at approximately 2:22 p.m., Champaign Police Officers were dispatched to Central IL Bank for a report of a robbery.

Police received information that a white male, mid 40’s, average build, clean-shaven, 5’7″ tall and wearing a blue or light-green long sleeved shirt, black cap with writing on it entered the business demanding money. The suspect handed the teller a note and left with an undisclosed amount of U.S. Currency. He was last seen heading southbound on State Street. Witnesses report that the suspect acted as if he had a gun, though one was never actually displayed. No injuries were reported by bank employees or the two patrons that were in the bank at the time.

The Champaign Police Department is currently investigating this crime and will provide updates as they become available. If anyone has information, regarding this bank robbery, please call the Investigation Division at (217) 351-4545. Callers can also submit anonymous tips online to Crime Stoppers at www.373tips.com or by texting the following: Tips397 plus the information to 274637 (CRIMES). Crime Stoppers will pay a reward up to $1,000 for information leading to the arrest of the persons responsible for this crime.