Items tagged: Armed Robbery

UPDATE: Arrest Made in Gas Station Armed Robbery Investigation

Today, at approximately 10:30 a.m., Champaign Police arrested Derrick Cox, 48, of Champaign, for his involvement in a recent armed robbery to the Circle K gas station located in the 1500 block of North Neil Street. Cox was arrested at the intersection of Hedge Road and Bradley Avenue following a brief foot pursuit. A pellet […]


Arrest Warrant Issued in Recent Armed Robberies

Champaign Police have identified a suspect in connection to two recent armed robberies to the same local business in the 200 block of West University Avenue. The first occurred on Oct. 19, 2019, at approximately 5 p.m. and the second on Oct. 24, 2019, at approximately 3:44 p.m. In both the Oct. 19 and Oct. […]


Robbery to Regions Bank, Two Suspects Arrested

On Oct. 15, 2019, at approximately 11:30 a.m., Champaign Police responded to Regions Bank, located at 111 South State Street, for a reported bank robbery involving shots fired. Upon arrival, it was determined an armed robbery had occurred with gunfire believed to have been discharged inside the business. There were no injuries sustained from the […]


Champaign Police Investigating Armed Robbery

Today, at approximately 10:23 a.m., Champaign Police responded to the Family Dollar, located at 1204 N. Market Street, for a reported armed robbery. The preliminary investigation revealed a suspect entered the store, brandished a handgun, and demanded money from the clerk.  During the commission of the robbery, the suspect discharged the weapon inside the store […]


Police Seek Suspect in Armed Robbery – Walgreens Pharmacy (1713 W. Springfield Ave.)

Today, at approximately 2:12 a.m., Champaign Police Officers responded to Walgreens Pharmacy, located at 1713 W. Springfield Ave., for a reported armed robbery. According to reports, the subject entered the location at approximately 2:06 a.m. armed with a silver handgun and directed an employee to empty the front cash registers where he took an undetermined […]