Unidentified man breaks in to State Farm Center

By Daily Illini Staff Report

Police are continuing to investigate a break in at the State Farm Center by an unidentified man on Jan. 1.

According to University Police Detective Sgt. Tom Geis, the suspect entered the building by breaking a window around 2 a.m. He then walked around the building and exited through a door. The estimated damage of the window is $2,500.

The man was caught on video, and the University of Illinois Police Department is seeking the public’s help in identifying the man.

The man is facing charges of criminal damage to state supported property, which is a class four felony, Geis said.

Anyone with information is encouraged to call the University of Illinois Police Department at 217-333-1216 or Champaign County Crimestoppers at 217-373-8477. Tips can also be sent anonymously by visiting www.373tips.com or texting keyword CCTIP, plus the information, to 274637 (CRIMES).

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Katherine Boncher contributed to this report.