UPDATE: Suspect Identified in January 19 Bank Robbery

On January 19, 2017 at approximately 11:05 AM, Champaign Police Officers responded to Busey Bank, located at 3002 W. Windsor Road for a reported bank robbery.  Bank staff reported that a suspect entered the bank, jumped onto the counter and announced it was a robbery and demanded money.  An undetermined amount of currency was provided to the suspect who then fled on foot.

Champaign Police Detectives have interviewed witnesses and continued the investigation into this incident. As a result, 30-year-old Jeremy Larson of Champaign has been identified. Police are asking for the public’s help in determining Larson’s whereabouts.

Anyone with information regarding Larson or 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 or online at www.373tips.com.  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.