Police investigate Champaign robbery

By Daily Illini Staff Report

The Champaign Police Department is investigating a robbery that took place around 2 a.m. Friday near First and Daniel streets, according to a Public Safety Advisory.

The victim was walking when he was battered and robbed by two to three offenders.

The offenders, who were described as black males in their twenties, were last seen driving west on John Street toward Locust Street in a blue or black hatchback type vehicle similar to a Nissan.

Anyone with information on the robbery can contact the Champaign Police Department at 217-351-4545 or Crime Stoppers at 217-373-8477.