CHAMPAIGN COUNTY, Ill. (WCIA) — Authorities are investigating two burglaries and criminal damage to property.
The first was a smash-and-grab about 1 am, July 11, at T-Mobile, in the 2500-block of North Prospect. Someone broke into the front door glass and took off with numerous cellphones and watches.
The next day, July 12, about 8 pm, a second burglary took place at the same place. Two men entered the store, looked at cellphones and each ran out taking one.
The total loss of merchandise is more than $7,600. The suspects are males, black; one is taller with a heavier build and dreadlocks in a ponytail. The second was shorter, average build with short hair.
Anyone with information is asked to contact police who can arrange to speak privately with you. Anyone wishing to remain anonymous may also submit tips to Crime Stoppers. Authorities remind citizens information submitted to Crime Stoppers is completely anonymous.
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Champaign County Crime Stoppers
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