Waukegan Police Release Image, Descriptions of Armed Robbers at Metro PCS Store

Waukegan police released images Tuesday morning, March 14, 2017, of one of two men suspected of committing an armed robbery at a Metro PCS store February 23, 2017.

According to Waukegan police, two men robbed the Metro PCS store at gunpoint at about 3:20 p.m. Thursday, February 23. An undisclosed amount of money and other property was taken from the business, located in the 0-99 block of South Green Bay Road near Washington Street.

Both suspects were described as black males in their mid to late 20s. One suspect was described as 5’5″ with a stocky build. The other suspect was described as 6’0″ with a thin build. The thinner suspect was carrying the handgun. Both suspects were wearing construction hard hats, yellow and orange reflective traffic safety vests, and sunglasses.

An image of one of the suspects was available from a surveillance camera and recording device from a neighboring business. The arrows in the photos point just below distinctive gold rimmed sunglasses and directly at black and white gym shoes.

Citizens with information are urged to call the Waukegan Police Department’s Tip-Line at 847-360-9001.




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Armed robbery suspect (surveillance image).

Armed robbery suspect (surveillance image).