Police investigate armed robbery

Local News

RANTOUL, Ill. (WCIA) — Police are investigating an armed robbery which happened Tuesday morning.

Officers say it happened around 4:30 am, at Casey’s, on North Century Boulevard. They say the suspect went into the gas station and demanded money from an employee while holding a knife.

The man then ran away from the store with an unknown amount of cash. 

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.

Calls are routed to a third-party national call center which receives your information, completes a tips information form then passes it to the appropriate law enforcement agency.

Caller ID tracking is not utilized by Crime Stoppers and conversations are not recorded. 

Champaign County Crime Stoppers  
(217) 373 – TIPS (8477) 
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