BLOOMINGTON — A Champaign man was arrested Tuesday after multiple agencies pursued him in downtown Bloomington.
Tyson Biggers, 41, was taken into custody about 2:45 p.m. in the 400 block of East Washington Street while he was attempting to escape from a second-floor residential building. A firearm with an extended magazine was recovered during his arrest, according to Champaign police.
Biggers was charged on a Champaign County warrant accusing him of armed robbery with a firearm. The bond on the warrant was $750,000.
He is accused in two armed robberies in Champaign on Oct. 19 and 24. According to Champaign police, in both incidents a man held a clerk at gunpoint and fled with an undisclosed amount of money. No injuries were reported and the gun was not fired in either robbery.
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Biggers was transported to the Champaign County Sheriff’s Office.
Champaign police, U.S. Marshals Service and Bloomington Street Crimes Unit were involved in the arrest Tuesday.