Naperville Police Investigate Armed Robbery on North Route 59

On Thursday, December 21, at approximately 7 p.m., Naperville Police Department officers responded to a dry cleaners in the 1600 block of North Rt. 59 for the report of an armed robbery. It was reported that the offender entered the store, displayed a handgun and demanded money. The offender then fled the scene westbound on foot with an undetermined amount of currency. No one was injured in this incident.

The suspect is described as follows:

Male, white, 5’8”, 130 pounds, last seen wearing a black ski mask or scarf, black hooded sweatshirt and black pants.

If anyone has information regarding this crime, they are encouraged to contact the Naperville Police Department at (630) 420-6666 and ask for the Investigations Division.

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