Attempted armed robbery suspect still loose

Posted on Friday, August 1st, 2014 at 1:54 pm    

The Division of Public Safety is calling the attention of the public regarding an attempted robbery that took place in the 50th block of East John Street in Champaign, Illinois at around 3 a.m., The Daily Illini reported on July 18.

According to the public safety advisory, the victim was accosted by a man armed with a knife and asked for the victim’s wallet and mobile phone. An altercation followed, in which the victim was cut by the knife and the suspect was punched in the face. The identity and location of the man remain unknown, but Champaign police encourage anyone with information to come forward.

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