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Suspect Sought in Champaign Bank Robbery

Photo captured by security camera of suspect in the robbery at First Midwest Bank at Prospect and Springfield in Champaign.

Security camera photo of the suspect in Monday's robbery at First Midwest Bank at Prospect & Springfield, Champaign (Courtesy Champaign Police)

Champaign Police are seeking a suspect in the Monday afternoon robbery of the First Midwest Bank branch at 812 West Springfield Ave.

Bank personnel told police that a man entered the bank at the corner of West Springfield and South Prospect Avenues and displayed a note indicating he had a gun, although no weapon was displayed. He left the bank on foot with an undisclosed amount of cash. Police were called to the bank at around 3:20 PM. No injuries were reported.

Police says the suspect is described as a black male in his 30’s, 5’7” tall, with a mustache and goatee; wearing a black ball cap with a Brooklyn Nets emblem, black Nike jacket with red designs, black pants and white shoes.

Anyone with information about the robbery is asked to contact Champaign Police at 217-351-45. Or they can contact Champaign County Crime Stoppers anonymously at 217-373-8477 (TIPS), at or by texting keyword “CCTIP” plus the information to 274637 (CRIMES).

Categories: Criminal Justice