3 sought in armed robbery

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URBANA, Ill. (WCIA) — Police want help solving an armed robbery. It happened about 11:30 pm, Saturday, November 25, at Lucky Star Food and Liquor, in the 2100-block of East University.

Three males entered the store wearing masks and held the employee at gunpoint. They fled the scene with money, a black Cobra GPS and scratch off lottery tickets.

The suspects climbed a fence on the east side of the business, leading to the Woodland Acres Mobile Home Park, where it’s believed they fled the area in an SUV parked in the area.

All three suspects are males, black. Two were medium build while one was of a thinner build.

The suspect holding the gun wore a black cloth on his face, a red stocking cap, black-colored hooded jacket, white gloves, dark pants and black or gray shoes.

The second medium-build suspect wore a Halloween-style mask, dark-colored sweatshirt with a long-sleeve red shirt underneath, white gloves, dark pants and black shoes.

The thin suspect wore a red-cloth covering his face, a black stocking cap, blue jacket, black hood, black gloves, dark-colored pants and black shoes. He was carrying a black colored bag.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers. Tipsters are always 100% completely anonymous.

All tips submitted to Crime Stoppers are electronically stripped of any personally identifying information and processed by a third-party answering service, not law enforcement.

Cash rewards up to $1,000 are paid for information leading to an arrest. Tipsters will never be asked their name and are given a secret code number to use when checking on a possible reward. 

Champaign County Crime Stoppers  
(217) 373 – TIPS 
Online: 373tips.com
Free smartphone mobile app: P3 Tips 

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