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Police Respond to an Armed Robbery in the 500 W. Block of Devon

On today’s date at approximately 3:53 AM Park Ridge Police responded to the 500 W. block of Devon Av. for the report of an armed Robbery at the 7-11 Convenience Store. 

Upon arrival, officers met with the victim (store clerk) who related that a Male, White, 5’07”-5’09”, medium build with dark hair, dressed in a gray hooded sweatshirt, blue jeans, and a black mask over his face entered the store and walked around the register counter.  As the suspect came around the counter and approached the victim, he displayed a large hunting knife and demanded the victim open the register.  The victim complied, and the suspect took approximately $200.00 USC, after which the suspect left the area on foot in an unknown direction. The victim was unharmed in the incident.

During the initial investigation of the incident, the victim related that the same suspect had committed the same type of robbery at the same location approximately two to three weeks prior.  The previous incident was not reported to the Police Department prior to 8/15/17.  Investigators are currently following up on both incidents.  Further information will be released when it is available.

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