Armed Robber on Bike Robs 2 Separate Joggers on Poplar Creek Bike Trail Near Barrington Rd and Bode Rd, Hoffman Estates

Cook County Forest Preserved police, Streamwood, Hoffman Estates and Schaumburg police responded 12:15 PM Wednesday to an armed robbery twice Wednesday afternoon after they received a report that an armed offender on a bicycle robbed two joggers on the Poplar Creek Trail bike path just west of Barrington Road and just north of Bode Road in the area of Hoffman Estates and Streamwood.

The first victim was robbed of an Apple iPhone at about 12:15 p.m. The second victim was robbed about 2:50 p.m.

The offender in the first incident was described as a male/Hispanic, about 25-years-old, 5’5″ with a very thin build, a mustache and sunglasses. He was wearing a black stocking cap, turquoise shirt, a black hoodie, and black jeans.

The offender displayed a dull silver semi-automatic handgun. The offender was last seen northbound from the scene on a bicycle.

No details available on the second incident.

The area is a very large forest preserve about one-half mile south St. Alexius Medical Center


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