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Masked gunman robs gas station in Algonquin

The Campton Hills Police Department’s K-9 Unit conducts a track around the Clark gas station, 1001 South Main Street in Algonquin, following an armed robbery Sunday evening | Photo: Alex Vucha.

Police are investigating after a man dressed in black wearing a mask robbed a gas station at gunpoint in Algonquin Sunday evening.

The Algonquin Police Department responded around 7:31 p.m. Sunday to Clark gas station, 1001 South Main Street in Algonquin, for a report of an armed robbery.

“The initial investigation revealed that a male subject, dressed in black and concealing his identity with a mask, entered the business and displayed a handgun to the clerk,” Algonquin Deputy Police Chief Ryan Markham said in a statement.

The offender fled the scene on foot with an undetermined amount of cash, Markham said.

No one was injured during this robbery. Officers conducted a search of the area with the assistance of the Campton Hills Police Department’s K-9 unit but the offender was not located.

This incident remains under investigation. Anyone with information about the robbery is encouraged to call the Algonquin Police Department at 847-658-4531.


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