Urbana police on the lookout for convenience store robber


Urbana police are searching for a man who tried to tie up a store clerk and then stole cash.

The incident happened around 6:30 a.m. Sunday morning at the Circle K in the 1500 block of Lincoln Avenue in Urbana.

Investigators say a man jumped over the counter and tried to tie up the 37-year-old female clerk but ended up locking her up in an office.

The clerk was not hurt. The suspect implied he had a weapon, but never showed it. He got away with an undisclosed amount of money.

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