Naperville Police Department Investigating Weekend Armed Robbery of Rideshare Driver
On Saturday, February 22, at approximately 8:30 p.m. Naperville Police Department officers responded to the 100 block of Testa Drive for the report of an armed robbery that just occurred. It was reported that the victim, a rideshare driver, met with one of the suspects in regards to a fare the suspect did not pay for. While the victim was speaking with this suspect, additional suspects approached on foot. One of the suspects displayed a knife.
The suspects then fled on foot after taking two cell phones and a purse from the victims. The area was canvassed by Naperville Police officers, however the suspects were not located. One of the victims was battered during the incident.
The suspects are described follows:
Suspect #1: Male, Black, unknown age. He was reported to be wearing dark clothing.
Suspect #2: Male, Black, unknown age. He was reported to be wearing dark clothing.
Suspect #3: Male, Black, unknown age. He was reported to be wearing a grey sweatshirt.
Suspect #4: Female, Black, unknown age. She was reported to be wearing a white crop top shirt.
If anyone has information regarding this incident, they are encouraged to contact the Naperville Police Department at (630) 420-6666 and ask for the Investigations Division.
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