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Police Respond to an Armed Robbery in the 800 block of Higgins Rd

October 2, 2018 10:56 AM

On Tuesday, October 2, 2018 at approximately 3:00 AM Park Ridge Police responded to the 800 W. block of Higgins Rd. for the report of an Armed Robbery at the Mobil Gas Station and 7-11 Mart.  Upon arrival, officers met with the victims (store clerks) who related that four male blacks, wearing hooded sweatshirts entered the store at approximately 2:55 AM.  One of the male black offenders walked around the register counter and pointed a dark colored semi-automatic handgun at the clerk and demanded cash.  A second clerk and store customer were ordered to lay on the floor by the other three male black offenders.  Stolen from the victims is an unknown amount of cash and personal credit cards.    The three victims were left unharmed, when the suspects fled the area on foot, running East from the business. Investigators are currently following up on the incident.  Further information will be released when it is available.   Contact Deputy Chief Duane Mellema at (847) 318-5276 or for further information.


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