Tuesday, June 28, 2016

Home Invasion Robbery Injures Woman in Rolling Meadows, Suspects Captured Near Dick's Sporting Goods, Schaumburg

Rolling Meadows police and firefighter/paramedics responded about 9:31 AM Tuesday to a home invasion robbery in the block of 2400 Cardinal Drive Rolling Meadows, IL. Police and firefighter/paramedics received a report that a woman was injured in a home invasion in her home on Cardinal Drive north of Campbell Street.

Witnesses in the neighborhood were able to provide a description of the vehicle that was used to flee the scene.

A Cook County Sheriff's Prisoner Bus driver was aware of the vehicle description from radio communications, and was in the area on an assignment to transport prisoners to Cook County Circuit Court in Rolling Meadows.

The Cook County Sheriff's bus driver happened to observe a vehicle that matched the description of the offenders' vehicle from Cardinal Drive in Rolling Meadows. The bus driver followed the vehicle, which contained several offenders. Somewhere near Dick's Sporting Goods while the vehicle was being followed or pursued by the Cook County Sheriff's Prisoner Bus, a crash occurred and some or all of the suspects were placed in custody.

The crash near Dick's Sporting Goods at 601 North Martingale Road was reported about 9:36 a.m.

Meanwhile, Rolling Meadows police learned at the crime scene at the home invasion victim's house that a group of young adults -- posing as a church group -- rang the doorbell at the victim's home. The group then forced their way into the woman's home and began to rob the home. The group, which involved men and women held the woman down while her home was ransacked. The woman was injured during the home invasion and was transported to Northwest Community Hospital in Arlington Heights.

No official confirmation on these details ... this report is developing ...

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