Robbery in Rantoul


RANTOUL IL - On Saturday evening at 10:38pm, Rantoul Police Officers were dispatched to Arby's at 760 W Champaign Ave for an armed robbery.  An employee leaving the business was approached by a subject displaying a small silver handgun. 

The subject demanded money and the employee complied.  The subject was given an undisclosed amount of money and left on foot northbound from the business towards Super 8 Motel.  A search of the area was conducted and the subject was not located. 

The subject is described as a black male approximately 5'08"-5'10" wearing a black shirt with white undershirt, dark colored pants, a black skull cap and a blue bandana covering his face.

Anyone having information concerning this incident is asked to call the Rantoul Police Department at (217)892-2103 or Crimestoppers at (217) 373-TIPS.

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