The Commercial-News, Danville, IL

February 8, 2014

Armed robbery, battery reported on Fairchild

Staff Report
The Commercial-News

---- — DANVILLE — Danville Police are looking for two male suspects involved in an armed robbery Wednesday.

According to police spokesman Josh Campbell, a female victim was walking with another female eastbound on Fairchild Street from the BP gas station at Fairchild and Vermilion streets at 6:40 p.m.

The victim was approached by two male black subjects in dark clothing, thin build and standing between 5-foot 6-inches tall to 5-foot 9-inches tall. They were possibly high school age.

The female victim was reportedly hit by one of the suspects. Then one of the males reportedly displayed a handgun and demanded money.

The other female was able to get away and the two males took off on foot southbound on Jackson Street.

If anyone has information about the crime, call the Danville Police Department or Crime Stoppers.

Crime Stoppers pays rewards up to $1,000 for information on felony crimes or fugitives in the Vermilion-County area. Crime Stoppers can be reached at 446-TIPS or an anonymous e-mail left at