Lake County Sheriff’s police responded about 7:20 PM Thursday to an armed robbery/home invasion in the block of 1100 Inverrary Lane Deerfield, IL. Police received a report that three men forced two young boys into a townhouse and demanded cash and jewelry from an adult that was inside the townhouse. The crime scene is located near the Park East Townhomes and Inverrary neighborhood.
The boys were playing outside when three male suspects got out of a vehicle and approached the boys, according to a statement from the Lake County sheriff’s office said.
The three men then forced two young boys into one of the victim’s house at gunpoint. Inside the house, the offenders forced an adult and the two boys to the floor, police said.
The offenders forced the adult victim to surrender $500 cash and approximately $10,000 worth of jewelry, while they continued to hold the victims at gunpoint.
The three offenders then left and drove away in a vehicle. The description of the vehicle was not available.
Police were unable to get a good description of the suspects and the vehicle from the victims, but were able to release a still image from a home surveillance system showing the two men. the time stamp on the image show an incorrect date of 9/18/2015.
As of Friday at 4:10 p.m., The Lake County Sheriff’s Office did not post the surveillance image on their official Facebook page or their official Twitter account (UPDATE: LCSO posted this image at 4:40 p.m. Friday on their official Facebook page).
Lake County Sheriff urges any citizens that can identify the suspects or that have any information about the incident to call sheriff’s detectives at 847-377-4250 or Lake County Crime Stoppers at 847-662-2222.
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