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UPDATE:The man stabbed at Thornton’s Gas Station was a clerk at the business. After being transported to St. Alexius Medical Center, the man was pronounced dead at about 5:28 a.m.
Streamwood police and firefighter/paramedics responded 4:37 AM Saturday to a stabbing and armed robbery at Thornton’s gas station, 2 North Barrington Road Streamwood, IL. The victim is reported to have been stabbed eight times. The victim was transported by Streamwood firefighter/paramedics apparently with Advanced Life Support. The fire engine crew accompanied the Streamwood rescue ambulance to St. Alexius Medical Center in Hoffman Estates.
Extra police from neighboring communities have been called in to search for the suspect possibly at large in the area.
The offender is described as a male/white 5’9″, wearing a dark blue hoodie with the hood up, black pants, one black shoe and one white shoe. The suspect was last seen headed westbound on foot.
Streamwood police urge that anyone with information call their investigations division at 630-736-3700 or leave an anonymous tip at 630-736-3719.
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