Armed Robbery at Gas Station Near Quentin Rd and Dundee Rd, Palatine

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Cook County Sheriff’s Police responded about 2:00 a.m. Monday to a report of an armed robbery at a gas station in the 1400 block of North Quentin Road. A man dressed in a red jacket and a red cap walked up to the counter of the gas station, displayed a handgun and demanded money.

The offender took cash that was handed to him. He also took menthol cigarettes and then fled from the gas station.

The offender is described as a male/black subject with a medium build and approximately 5’8″ to 5’10” tall. He wore a red jacket, red cap, a gray scarf/mask, gloves and dark pants.

Cook County Sheriff Thomas J. Dart is asking for the public’s help to identify a man who robbed a gas station in unincorporated Palatine and may also have been involved in other similar robberies in the area.

Area police suspect the offender may have been involved in similar robberies in Park Ridge and Prospect Heights. The offender may also have been involved in an attempted armed robbery about 1:01 a.m. at the Shell gas station, 2501 North Meacham Road in Schaumburg. The suspect in Schaumburg wore a black skull cap, glasses with dark lenses, and all black clothing. He was last seen northbound on foot.

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