Four or five suspects, possibly teenagers, robbed a nail salon in Highland Park at gunpoint Sunday afternoon, police said.
The Highland Park Police Department was called at 4:00 p.m. Sunday for a report of an armed robbery at The Nail Shop and Spa, 473 Roger Williams Avenue in Highland Park.
Authorities said that the lone employee at the store reported that four to five suspects entered the store and one of them displayed a handgun. They stole cash and the employee’s cell phone. Police said that the suspects exited the store and then fled the area in a dark blue minivan that was last seen leaving at a high rate of speed.
No one was injured during the robbery and no customers were present. Each suspect is described as a male black, possibly teenaged, thin build, wearing black masks to cover their faces.
The Highland Park Police Department said they will be alerting local businesses and working with other police departments who are experiencing similar robberies. Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to call the Highland Park Police Department at 847-432-7730.