Tire iron used as weapon in robbery


CHAMPAIGN — Police want help identifying an armed robbery suspect. It happened about 2 am, Thursday, February 23, at Circle K, in the 1300-block of South Neil Street.

The suspect entered the business with a tire iron concealed under a blanket and demanded money.

The suspect is described as a man, black, about 30-years old, 5’9″, 190 lbs. He was wearing a hoop earring in his right ear, a black ball cap, gray shirt and black pants.

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Detective Krauel
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