Armed Robbery with Long Knife or Machete at Liquor Island at Hintz Rd and Old Buffalo Grove Rd, Wheeling

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Wheeling police responded about 12:44 PM Monday to an armed robbery at 1750 West Hintz Wheeling, IL. Police received a report that a male offender robbed the liquor store.

The crime is reported to have occurred at about 12:42 PM.

The offender was described as a male white or Hispanic, 25-30 years of age, wearing a black hoodie, black pants and black bandana or muffler, and armed with a knife. A witness reported that the offender ran to a black Chevy or Dodge parked near some apartments nearby. The offender took the muffler off after the robbery, which revealed that he had black hair.

He was armed with a one-foot long knife — possibly a machete type weapon.

The offender possibly fled eastbound on Hintz Road from Mallard Lane.

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