Two Strong Armed Robberies In Three Days Just South Of Far West Golf Rd, Schaumburg

6:23 PM Tuesday ENTER ADDRESS. Strong Armed Robberies – Beat 1

The Schaumburg Police Department is issuing a Community Alert for residents in Beat 1 as a result of two strong armed robberies that have occurred over the last three days. Both crimes occurred within a few blocks of the intersection of Knollwood Drive and Pennview Lane on the far northwest side of the village.

On Saturday May 18th at 11:50am, a 28-year old female resident of Schaumburg was walking on the 1900 block of Windsong Drive. A lone offender walked up from behind the victim, passed her, then turned and pushed the victim to the ground. The offender then grabbed two gold necklaces from the victim's neck and fled on foot. The offender was described as a male/black, 18-yoa, 5'07", husky build with short black hair. He was wearing a white sleeveless shirt and white shorts and had a large unknown type tattoo on his right arm/shoulder.

On Monday May 20th at 8:50am, a 54-year old female resident of Schaumburg was on the 2300 block of Good Speed Lane. The victim was approached by an offender grabbed and yanked a gold chain from her neck. The offender was described as male/black, 20-25-yoa, 5'06", medium build, with partially shaved hair. He was wearing a blue short-sleeve t-shirt with red writing. The offender fled on foot with a second person who was only described as male/white.

Neither victim was injured in these incidents. Residents are reminded to remain aware of their surroundings while in public. Please call 9-1-1 immediately if you observe any suspicious persons, observe people who appear to be loitering, or observe people who appear to be watching or following others as they walk.

Anyone having information about either of these crimes is urged to contact the Schaumburg Police Department Investigations Division at 847.882.3534.

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