Naperville Police Investigate Convenience Store Robbery
([The following press release was originally sent by the Naperville Police Department on May 28, 2022; Photographs were added May 31, 2022.])
n May 28, 2022 at approximately 3:55 a.m., Naperville Police officers were dispatched to a report of an armed robbery at a convenience store located in the 1400 block of east Chicago Avenue. Arriving officers learned that an offender entered the business displaying a handgun taking cash and cigarettes. The clerk was not harmed. The offender was reported to have left on foot going south. Officers conducted an extensive search of the area, but the suspect was not located.
The offender in this case is described as a male black, approximately in their early twenties, thin build, wearing a mask, a hooded sweatshirt, dark colored backpack, light shoes, and armed with a handgun. Pictures of the offender are below. Anyone who has information regarding this case is asked to contact the Naperville Police Department at (630) 420-6666 and ask for investigations.
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