Retail Theft of Cigarettes at Walgreens on East Northwest Highway, Arlington Heights

Arlington Heights police responded about 11:26 PM Saturday to a report of a retail theft at Walgreens, 1000 East Northwest Highway Arlington Heights, IL. Police received a report that two offenders were involved in a retail theft of cigarettes at Walgreens.

A male/white teenager – 5’10” – 175lbs wearing black shirt, blue jeans and red baseball cap was seen by employees removing 6-8 packs of cigarettes from behind the main cash register before running out. An accomplice, described as a shorter male/white teenager and wearing a black shirt and blue jeans, also ran out of the store.

Both teens entered a blue-gray VW and fled the parking lot.

The crime is reported to have occurred on Saturday, December 21, 2013 at 11:25 PM. Walgreens is normally open until 10:00 p.m., but had special holiday hours with a closing time of midnight on the night of the theft.

Map of area of retail theft at Walgreens …

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 …