Crystal Lake Police Searching for Robbery Suspect
A man threatened employees and took off with an undisclosed amount of cash at about noon on Saturday, March 2.
A man entered the store located at 1125 S. Route 31, near Rakow Road, at about 12:23 p.m. and demanded money, according to Crystal Lake Police Cmdr. Dan Dziewior.
The alleged robber was described as an African-American male wearing a grey pull-over style hooded sweatshirt, blue denim carpenter style pants, tan work boots, black knit mask and black gloves. He weighed about 230 pounds and was about 6 feet, 2-inches tall.
The man did not display a weapon, but he threatened the lives of the employees within the store, Dziewior stated in a press release. He took an undisclosed amount of cash before fleeing the scene in a vehicle that resembled a dark colored Dodge mini-van or Durango, police said.
No Cash Store employess were injured in the robbery, Dziewior said.
Anyone with information relating to this incident can contact the Crystal Lake Police Department at 815-356-3620, or a local law enforcement agency.
Information also can be left anonymously via cellular phone by texting CLPDTIP along with the information to 847411 (tip411), through the web at HYPERLINK "www.citizenobserver.com/cov6/app/group.html?id=4930" or by calling Crime Stoppers at 800-762-7867.