Champaign police are currently searching for a robbery suspect who fled from First Financial Bank with an undisclosed amount of cash.
Police received information that a man entered the bank at approximately 9:06 a.m. today and handed the teller a note which demanded money. Bank employees did not report seeing a gun, but stated that it was implied by the suspect. The suspect then left the bank on foot with an undisclosed amount of cash; direction of travel is unknown.
The suspect is described as a black male, approximately 28 years-old, with a “scruffy” goatee, 5’5”-5’6” tall, 130 lbs and wearing a gray hooded sweatshirt and jeans. He also wore a black leather glove on his left hand.
Twelve employees were in the bank at the time; however, none reported being physically harmed.
Police are currently searching for the suspect and is asking for the public’s assistance in identifying the suspect.
Information can reported to the Champaign Police Department by calling (217) 351-4545 or callers can remain anonymous by calling Crime Stoppers at 373-8477 (TIPS.) Information can also be sent by anonymous web tip by going to: www.373tips.com or by texting keyword “CCTIP” plus the information to 274637 (CRIMES).