Arlington Heights police and firefighter/paramedics responded about 2:20 p.m. Wednesday to a hit-and-run personal injury case and retail theft case after a suspect driver and passenger fled the Lowes store, 990 West Algonquin Road and ran over an employee in the parking lot. The offending vehicle was described as a white, late 90′s GMC Jimmy or Chevy Blazer.
A female Asian or Hispanic driver apparently hit a 66-year-old Rolling Meadows man and a 31-year-old Elk Grove Village man in the parking lot. Both men are employees of Lowe’s. A witness followed the offending vehicle and reported that the driver and a male passenger switched positions in the vehicle — with the male last seen driving the offending vehicle.
The vehicle was last seen entering Route 53 from westbound Algonquin Road. No direction of travel on Route 53 was available.
The suspects fled with two DeWalt drills that were still in their yellow cases.
Further description of the suspects included the female as dark complected — Asian or Hispanic with dark hair wearing a hoodie sweatshirt; and the male was described as Hispanic 5’5″ 28 to 30-years-old, short hair/balding, wearing a white shirt and dark jacket.
Fire department rescue ambulances from Arlington Heights and Rolling Meadows responded to the scene — two ambulances responded to the scene.
Arlington Heights police urge anyone with information to call (847) 368-5300.
Get updates from The Cardinal CRIME BLOG ‘Plus’ on Facebook. Just ‘LIKE’ the ‘Arlington Cardinal Crime & Forensics’ Page (become a fan of our page). The updates cover all posts in the 24/7 Crime Alerts! and sub-categories. See all of The Cardinal Facebook fan pages at Arlingtoncardinal.com/about/facebook …CLEAR SKIES?  Weather Data for Wednesday, May 18th, 2011
IMPORTANT NOTE: All persons referred to as subjects, defendants, offenders or suspects, etc. are presumed to be innocent unless and until proven guilty beyond a reasonable doubt in a court of law.
SEARCH BOX PRODUCES RESULTS FOR The Cardinal -- Arlingtoncardinal.com ...
(POWERFUL SEARCH for The Cardinal, which can be expanded on the results page.)
Where background Wikipedia info/photos are used, original work is modified and released under CC-BY-SA.
! MORE NEWS FAST!!! MOST RECENT: CRIMEBLOG | MOST RECENT: FIREBLOG | SUBMIT NEWS TIPS
::: Health, wellness and fitness gifts! CoolFitnessGifts.com ::: Cubs, Sox caps at ChicagoFanfare.com :::
ARLINGTON HEIGHTS BREAKING NEWS --The Cardinal -- Arlingtoncardinal.com is a breaking news blog with Arlington Heights & Chicagoland emphasis. Early breaking reports may prove to be inaccurate after follow-up investigation, which may or may not be updated in The Cardinal -- Arlingtoncardinal.com. For in-depth coverage, please also check the following links for network television, cable news networks and Chicago local media coverage ...
Daily Herald | Daily Herald -- Arlington Heights | YouTube.com/DailyHeraldClips
Today's headline videos: FOXNews Video | YouTube.com/FoxNews | Associated Press | The Cardinal
|RSS Help ...
crimeblog | fireblog
|¬´ EARLIER | SEARCH ARTICLES BY DATE -- Arlingtoncardinal.com/searchdate | LATER ¬ª|