Saturday, September 3, 2016

Armed Suspect with Gun on Lap Flees Police Traffic Stop at Palatine Rd and Windsor Dr, Arlington Heights

Arlington Heights police responded about 4:13 AM Saturday for a armed suspect that fled from the area of Windsor Drive and Palatine Road Arlington Heights, IL. Area police officer received a report that a man fled in a silver Nissan Altima during a traffic stop. A police officer noticed a handgun on the suspect's lap during a traffic stop, and the suspect then fled in his vehicle.

The suspect was described as a male/white in his 20s, brown hair, beard, wearing a T-shirt and jeans and armed with a semi-automatic handgun.

The suspect and vehicle were last seen by police fleeing eastbound on Palatine Road from Windsor Drive.

Later, the suspect's vehicle was discovered in Wheeling by 6:00 a.m. but the suspect was still at large.

The initial crime of fleeing and eluding is reported to have occurred about 4:13 a.m. No information was available regarding the reason or probable cause for the traffic stop.

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