Armed Robbery At Shell Gas Station At Higgins Rd And Mall Dr, Schaumburg

Schaumburg police responded on 11:34 PM Tuesday to an armed robbery at Shell gas station at Higgins and Mall Drive Schaumburg, IL. The Schaumburg Police Investigations Division is issuing a Community Alert for a suspect believed to be responsible for a string of armed robberies throughout the northwest suburbs. The suspect has committed one robbery in Schaumburg on November 5th, but detectives are attributing possibly 15 robberies to this offender throughout the area. The suspect generally targets gas stations. The suspect wears a black hooded sweatshirt that covers his face, displays a black handgun, and demands money and Newport cigarettes.

Employees are reminded to remain vigilant of suspicious persons loitering nearby and should attempt to greet and make eye contact with persons as they enter your establishment.

The suspect image in Schaumburg is similar to an image captured at an armed robbery that occurred at a Shell gas station at Arlington Heights Road and Algonquin Road about 9:08 p.m. on October 31, 2013.

The time of the November 5, 2013 crime was not specified by Schaumburg Police Department.

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