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On November 27, 2016 at approximately 12:15AM, Lake County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to the BP Gas Station located at 36044 North Route 45, in unincorporated Lake Villa, for an armed robbery.
The suspect, described as a dark-skinned male, approximately 5’04”, thin build, wearing a black North Face Jacket, black hat, black ski mask, blue jeans, and black gloves, entered the BP Gas Station at approximately 12:11AM. The male pointed a black handgun at the clerk and demanded money from the cash register. He fled the gas station after obtaining an undisclosed amount of money.
A canine team from Lake Villa Police Department responded and tracked the scent of the man to a nearby parking lot, where the scent ended.
Lake County Sheriff’s Detectives responded and continue to investigate the armed robbery.
Anyone with information is encouraged to contact the Lake County Sheriff’s Office at 847-549-5200 or Lake County CrimeStoppers at 847-662-2222.