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Man Robs Shell Station Clerk at Gunpoint Thursday

Suspect fled on foot, police said.

Elmhurst police have released information about an armed robbery that occurred at the Shell gas station, 926 N. York Road, in the early morning hours Thursday.

Police said a black male, about 5-foot, 10-inches tall and about 180 pounds, wearing a black hat, pink Polo shirt and dark jeans, entered the station at 3:26 a.m. and displayed a gun. He demanded money from the store clerk, who gave him about $400.

The suspect left on foot. Anyone with information should call the Elmhurst Police Department at (630) 530-3050.

Doremus Jessup August 18, 2012 at 03:47 PM
@ brian, I have seen them go into private parking lots and ticket for that as well.
Sammy August 18, 2012 at 11:59 PM
Or maybe try to water his lawn if a resident, and get a ticket for doing it on the wrong day....or get ticketed for not having a license for his dog.
Elmhurst Resident August 19, 2012 at 03:05 AM
Amen people....why all these unsolved robberies and crimes....yet be sure you don't park in 10 minute parking for eleven minutes because they will get you. How bout patrolling our neighborhoods?!?
Billy Joel August 19, 2012 at 06:48 PM
Amen people? Really? How about thinking like an adult and realizing while yall are tucked away in your comfy Elmhurst homes, the police are out there dealing with the scum of the world, drunk drivers, doped up @%s Holes and yes, simple parking and traffic violations. Get over it. The police are way, way out numbered and simply can't be sitting in front of every store or gas station waiting for Mr. or Mrs. Offender to show up. The crime took merely seconds to committ and poof, he's into the darkness. EPD is good. They'll get this guy.
Independence666 August 19, 2012 at 10:06 PM
Time will tell. Let's see how long it takes them to catch this guy. Oh, and what about those TCF Bank robbers? They're still out there somewhere.

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