INCIDENT: Aggravated Robbery

OCCURRED: October 10, 2011, approximately 4:19 p.m.

LOCATION: 602 E. Daniel, Champaign


The Champaign Police Department is investigating an aggravated robbery that occurred on the sidewalk in front of The Espresso Royale located at 602 E. Daniel Street, Champaign.

On October 10, 2011 at approximately 4:19 p.m. the victim was sitting outside at a table in front of the Espresso Royale. An individual exited the east door of Espresso Royale and grabbed the victim’s iPad off the table. This Offender 1 ran westbound on Daniel Street. Another Offender 2 then exited the same door and displayed a hand gun to the victim. Offender 2 had the handgun in the waistband of his shorts. Offender 2 then casually walked west bound on Daniel.


Offender 1 is described as an approximately 21 year old dark skinned black male, 5’10” tall, weighing 180 lbs. This offender was wearing a white baseball cap with a red bill, black short sleeved shirt, and black shorts. The offender was also wearing white tennis shoes with black and yellow soles and black socks.

Offender 2 is described as an approximately 23-24 year old black male, 5’8″ tall, weighing 180 lbs. This offender was wearing a blue Milwaukee Brewers baseball cap, a black long sleeved shirt, khaki colored knee length shorts, black and red tennis shoes, and black socks.

VIDEO/IMAGES WERE CAPTURED ON UIPD SECURITY CAMERAS of the offenders entering the establishment and then committing the crime/leaving the area. These video/images can be viewed at and