Police Seek the Public’s Help in Identifying Bank Robbery Suspect

Media Contact:  Lt. Dave Shaffer | 217-403-7030 | [email protected]

UPDATE, 6:50 PM: Police Identify Bank Robbery Suspect

Champaign Police Detectives have identified the Central Illinois Bank robbery suspect as Carlos K. Davis, a 40-year-old male formerly of Champaign. An arrest warrant for Davis has been issued for the offense of Aggravated Robbery with bond affixed at $100,000.

Police continue to ask for the public’s help in locating Davis and encourage anyone with information to contact the Champaign Police Department at 217-351-4545 or Crime Stoppers at 217-373-8477.

Today, at approximately 12:22 PM, Champaign Police Officers responded to Central Illinois Bank, located at 302 W. Springfield Ave. for a reported bank robbery. 
According to bank staff, a suspect entered the bank and demanded money; implying but not displaying a weapon.  The suspect was handed an undetermined amount of currency and the suspect then fled on foot in a northwest direction.  No injuries were reported. 
Suspect Photo_Central IL Bank Robbery_2016Aug30Police are currently interviewing witnesses from the bank and the immediate area. The suspect is described as a Black male, possibly in his mid-to-late 30’s, approximately 5’05” – 5’08” in height, with a thin build.  The suspect was wearing a gray shirt and dark blue hat.
Anyone with information regarding this incident is encouraged to call the Champaign Police Department Investigations Division at (217) 351-4545.
Anonymous tips may also be submitted to Crime Stoppers by phone at (217) 373-8477; online at www.373tips.com; or by texting “CCTIP” plus the information to 274637 (CRIMES). Crime Stoppers will pay a reward up to $1,000 for information leading to the arrest of the person(s) responsible for this crime. 
Champaign Police reminds citizens that information submitted to Crime Stoppers is completely anonymous.  Calls are routed to a third-party national call center that receives your information, completes a tips information form, and then passes the information to the appropriate law enforcement agency.  Caller ID tracking is not utilized by Crime Stoppers and conversations are not recorded.