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Champaign Bank Robberies

Friday, 8 March 2013

The first happened around 10:30 this morning, and the second, only twenty minutes later.

Champaign authorities say a bank and a credit union were robbed at gunpoint this morning.

Police say the first incident happened at the Regions bank in the one hundred block of south State Street.

They say a man walked into the bank, implied he had a gun, demanded money and fled.

Then, just before eleven, nearly the same scenerio happened at the Champaign County Schools Employees Credit Union on South Mattis.

Police say a suspect walked in to the business armed with what looked like a handgun, demanded money and took off.

So far, no arrests have been made.


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