Loaded Gun Found at Ivy Hill School at Burke Drive and Valley Lane, Arlington Heights

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The Arlington Heights Police Department is investigating a gun that was found outside of Ivy Elementary School, 2211 North Burke Drive on Sunday, October 29, 2017. The gun is described as a mini .22 revolver that was found outside of Ivy Hill School.


Offender captured on surveillance video placing the gun near the flagpole.

Video showed offender take gun out of pants pocket.

Video captured offender looking over shoulder, leaving by running away.

Offender described wearing white hoodie sweatshirt, black pants


Arlington Heights police report there is no indication that the handgun was involved in any crime at the school, or that the school is the target of any type of crime associated with the handgun. Ivy Hill Elementary School is located less than two blocks west of Lake Arlington at Windsor Drive and Valley Lane.

Police say there will be extra police presence at Ivy Hill Elementary School. The investigation is ongoing.

Citizens with any information regarding the revolver to report the information to the Arlington Heights Police Department at 847–368–5300.

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