Police respond to bank robbery

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URBANA, Ill. (WCIA) — Police are investigating a bank robbery. It happened about 3:50 pm, Wednesday, at Heartland Bank and Trust in the 600-block of South Vine. 

A man walked into the bank with a note stating the type of bills he wanted. The teller was confused and asked the man about it who then demanded money.

He put an undisclosed amount of cash in his pocket and fled the scene. He implied he had a gun, but none was seen. Four employees and one customer were in the bank at the time. No one was hurt.

The suspect is described as a male, black, 25. He was wearing a blue hoodie and blue jeans.

Authorities have added a K-9 to the investigation. 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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