Naperville Police Investigate Armed Robbery
NAPERVILLE, Ill. — On Monday, May 24, 2021, the Naperville Police Department received a delayed report of an armed robbery that occurred that night in the 1500 block of Fairway Drive. The victim, a 17-year-old from Warrenville, reported that upon entering a building in the area at approximately 8:30 p.m., he was confronted by three males, one of whom grabbed the victim and told him to give up his belongings. The subjects reportedly battered the victim, and one displayed a handgun. The victim’s cell phone and a phone charger were taken during the altercation.
The victim, who sustained minor injuries but did not require medical treatment, returned home before contacting the Naperville Police Department.
The suspects are described as:
- Male, Black, approximately 18 years of age, approximately 5’8”, approximately 200 pounds, dreads hairstyle, armed with handgun
- Male, Black, approximately 18 years of age, approximately 6’0”, approximately 130 pounds, wearing a dark hooded sweatshirt and sweat pants
- Male, Black, approximately 18 years if age, no further description available
Anyone with additional information regarding this investigation is encouraged to contact the Naperville Police Department at (630) 420-6665 and ask for the Investigations Division.
About Naperville: Located 28 miles west of Chicago, Naperville, Ill., is home to approximately 145,000 people. This vibrant, thriving city consistently ranks as a top community in the nation in which to live, raise children and retire. The city is home to acclaimed public and parochial schools, the best public library system in the country, an array of healthcare options and an exceptionally low crime rate. Naperville has ready access to a variety of public transportation, housing and employment options. The city’s diversified employer base features high technology firms, retailers and factories, as well as small and home-based businesses. Residents also enjoy world-class parks, diverse worship options, the opportunity to serve on several City boards and commissions, a thriving downtown shopping and dining area, a renowned outdoor history museum known as Naper Settlement and an active civic community. For more information, please visit our website at www.naperville.il.us.