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The University of Illinois Police Department has received information from the Champaign Police Department about an Aggravated Battery that occurred on September 5, 2010 at approximately 12:22 a.m. in the 50 block of East Chalmers Street, Champaign. (map)
The victim, a twenty- year old male, was in the area of First Street and Chalmers Street when he was approached by five to seven individuals. These offenders knocked the victim to the ground. The victim was then punched and kicked by some of the offenders. The offenders then fled the area.
From the victim and witnesses observations, the offenders were described as black males between the ages of 18 to 22 years old. One offender was described as 5’08” tall, wearing a white baseball cap and a striped sport jacket.
The campus district has experienced a trend in these types of attacks. A Crimestoppers Bulletin issued by the Champaign Police Department regarding previous incidents can be found at http://www.dps.uiuc.edu/universitypolice/cpdinformation.html
The victim received injuries from this incident including abrasions and may have recieved a broken arm and a possible concussion.
The University of Illinois Police continues to work with the Champaign Police Department to identify offenders, prevent further incidents and specifically address these incidents.
Anyone with information about this incident should call the Champaign Police Department at 217-351-4545. Information also can be shared anonymously through Crimestoppers by calling 217-373-TIPS or online at:
Crimes in progress, reporting of suspicious individuals or any event requiring a police response should be reported immediately to our regional dispatch center by calling 9-1-1.
Crime prevention information can be found on the University of Illinois Division of Public Safety website at http://www.publicsafety.illinois.edu/universitypolice/campussafety.html
Updates to crime alerts can also be found at http://www.publicsafety.illinois.edu
The University of Illinois Police Department does not use race as an identifier in our Crime Alerts unless the descriptors are unique enough to aid the community in identifying the offender. To be more specific, we do not use race as an identifier unless the description is sufficiently detailed that it would aid in the investigation and apprehension of the offender(s).