Armed Robbery at AT&T Store Near Deer Park Town Center, Suspect(s) Captured Near Route 53 and Higgins Rd, Schaumburg

Lake County Sheriff's deputies responded about 10:30 AM Wednesday to an armed robbery the AT&T store, 21690 Long Grove Road Deer Park, IL. Police received a report that two men robbed the AT&T store, just west of Deer Park Town Center.

The suspects were described only as two male blacks -- one armed with a handgun.

The suspects were reported to have fled in an older, silver beater van that was last seen southbound on Route 53, and heading eastbound on I-90.

The van exited at Arlington Heights Road and headed southbound on Arlington Heights Road.

The suspects possibly tried to make a switch of vehicles near Arlington Heights Road and Higgins Road near Busse Woods Elk herd pasture by about 10:45 a.m. Police were in pursuit of silver Hyundai Sonata that was occupied by three male/black subjects. The two armed robbery suspects may have been picked up by a third subject -- the driver of the Hyundai Sonata.

The Hyundai driver lost control of the Hyundai at the northwest corner of Higgins Road and East Frontage Road just north of Higgins Road.

A Cook County Sheriff's Deputy was in foot pursuit of suspect(s) westbound from Route 53. One suspect was in custody at gunpoint by a Cook County Sheriff's deputy near the Route 53/Higgins Road viaduct by 10:54 a.m.

At least one male/black suspect was in custody just east of the Route 53 viaduct on the north side of Higgins Road (Route 53). He was transferred to a Lake County Sheriff's squad car at about 11:53 a.m.

Police were searching the area of the embankments of Route 53 with a K-9. It is unknown whether any suspects were at large or whether the K-9 was only searching for evidence.

At least 15 police vehicles and officers were staged or working on the west side of Route 53, just north of Higgins Road on the West Frontage Road of Route 53.

Cook County Sheriff's deputies and police officers from Elk Grove Village and Schaumburg responded to assist Lake County Sheriff's deputies.

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