CHAMPAIGN — Police are investigating the armed robber/aggravated battery at an area gas station. It happened Saturday, April 1, about 5:45 am, at Circle K, in the 2300-block of Springfield.
The suspect threatened the clerk with a knife and demanded money. When the clerk refused, the suspect threw a cup of hot coffee on the clerk before fleeing the scene.
The suspect is described as an older man, black, 5’8″, medium build, black and gray hair. He was wearing a dark-blue hoodie with a white liner.
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