Police are investigating after a suspect or suspects forced entry to the Binny’s Beverage Depot in Gurnee and burglarized the business early Wednesday morning.
The Gurnee Police Department responded to the business, which is located at 6911 West Grand Avenue in Gurnee, around 1:30 a.m. Wednesday.
Gurnee Police Department Public Information Officer Shawn Gaylor said officers received a call for a burglar alarm.
Officers arrived to discover one of the front windows had been broken.
A search of the business, which was closed at the time, showed that no one was inside, Gaylor said.
Several bottles of alcohol were discovered to have been taken during the burglary.
Gaylor said that despite social media rumors, the incident was a burglary and not an armed robbery.
The Gurnee Police Department is actively investigating the case.
Anyone with information about the incident is asked to contact the Gurnee Police Department at 847-599-7000.
Those who wish to submit tips anonymously can call Lake County Crime Stoppers at 847-662-2222.