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Police searching for two suspects who threatened clerk, robbed gas station in Zion

Police are asking for help identifying two men accused of robbing a Phillips 66 gas station at 1701 Kenosha Road in Zion Thursday morning. | Provided photo.

Police are asking the public’s help in identifying two men who robbed a Zion gas station of cigarette cartons and threatened to stab the clerk Thursday morning.

The Zion Police Department responded around 8:20 a.m. Thursday to the Phillips 66 Gas Station, 1701 Kenosha Road, for a report of a robbery.

“We are seeking the public’s help in identifying the two subjects in these photos,” the Zion Police Department said on Facebook Thursday afternoon.

The suspects entered the gas station and took approximately 20 cartons of cigarettes, police said. One of the men threatened to stab the clerk but did not display a knife.

The first suspect is described as a male black, between 20-25 years old, 5-foot-10, with short hair and a muscular build. He was wearing a black hoodie with gray stripes on the sleeves and matching sweatpants with white or gray Nike shoes.

The second suspect is described as a male black, between 17-20 years old, 6-foot-3, with short spiky braids and a thin build. He was wearing a black zip-up jacket with a red symbol on the upper left chest, blue jeans and black shoes.

Anyone who is able to identify the suspects is asked to call the Zion Police Department at (847) 599-7000 or Lake County Crime Stoppers at (847) 662-2222.


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