Suspects sought for battery, burglary, criminal damage


CHAMPAIGN — Police are investigating an aggravated battery, burglary and criminal damage. It happened about 11 pm, March 12, 2016.

Authorities say two suspects entered the mall after hours and tried to burglarize a business. They were interrupted by a security guard who they attacked by hitting the victim in the head multiple times with a crowbar.

One suspect was apprehended on the scene, but the other suspect fled. Arrest warrants have been issued for both suspects.

52-year old Terence Brown is wanted for failure to appear for aggravated battery with great bodily harm. Brown is a man, black, 5’10”, 180 lbs.

Shawnta Coleman is wanted for retail theft in another case. She’s a 31-year old woman, black, 5’4″, 170 lbs.

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 of 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. 

(217) 373 – TIPS 
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Detective Christian
C16 – 02230
(217) 351 – 4545

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