Winnetka police responded about 10:40 PM Tuesday July 18, 2017 to a vehicular hijacking on Euclid Avenue south of the intersection of Euclid Avenue and Willow Road Winnetka, IL. Police received a report that a gray BMW convertible was taken by four male/black suspects.
The offenders’ chase vehicle was described as a dark crossover SUV with four male black suspects (5’11”) inside. A weapon was implied but not displayed.
The victim’s vehicle and offenders’ chase vehicle were last seen heading northbound on Euclid Avenue near Willow Road.
Note: Willow Road becomes Palatine Road near Northbrook/Wheeling.
The crime scene was located on a secluded dead-end street with thick trees and brush, just west of Crow Island School and just over 1.5 miles west of the Lake Michigan shoreline.
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