Arlington Heights police responded about 1:40 p.m. Friday to a report of a strong arm robbery attempt at 800 East Falcon Drive at the Forest View Fitness Center. Police received a report that a man asked a teen victim if he wanted drugs, then asked the victim if he could use his phone and attempted to steal money from the victim.
After investigation, police determined that the crime actually occurred in the 1100 block of East Algonquin Road.
The offender was described as a male/black, 18-years-old with short dreadlocks, wearing a white tank top and pajama bottoms, red-white-and-black shoes. The offender also has a “Rest in Peace” tattoo (unknown location on body). The offender was last seen walking eastbound on Algonquin Road.
Police changed the incident category from Strong Arm Robbery Attempt to Suspicious Incident.
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