Police investigating armed robbery at gas station near Grayslake

  • Lake County sheriff's police are investigating an armed robbery that occurred Saturday morning at a gas station in an unincorporated area near Grayslake.

    Lake County sheriff's police are investigating an armed robbery that occurred Saturday morning at a gas station in an unincorporated area near Grayslake.

 
 
Updated 10/23/2021 2:34 PM

Lake County sheriff's police are investigating an armed robbery that occurred Saturday morning at a gas station in an unincorporated area near Grayslake.

At about 8:15 a.m., two men entered a gas station on the 33100 block of North Route 45, police said. One man pointed a gun at the store clerk and a customer.

 

The two men then stole the cash register, which contained money, and fled on foot heading north, police said.

Responding to a 911 call, Lake County sheriff's deputies found evidence near the scene that was sent for processing.

Preliminary investigation shows two suspects described as Black men between the ages of 18 and 25 with a thin build and wearing black hooded sweatshirts, black pants and black shoes, Lake County police stated.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the sheriff's office at (847) 549-5200 or leave an anonymous tip with Lake County Crime Stoppers at (847) 662-2222 or www.lakecountycrimestoppers.com.

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