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Gas station robbed at gunpoint in Waukegan

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Police are searching for a man who robbed a gas station at gunpoint in Waukegan last week. The Waukegan Police Department was called at 10:30 p.m. last Thursday to the Mobile gas station, 1750 North Sheridan Road, for a report of an armed robbery. Police arrived and the clerk confirmed the store was robbed at gunpoint. Authorities said that the suspect is described as a male black in his late teens or early 20’s, about 5-foot-9 and average build. The suspect pulled a handgun and demanded cash from the clerk. The suspect was last seen fleeing the area on foot, police said. The incident is currently under investigation by the Waukegan Police Department’s Criminal Investigations Division. Anyone with information about the robbery is asked to call the Waukegan Police Department’s tip-line at 847-360-9001.

Sam Borcia

Sam Borcia

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