Hoffman Estates police responded about 3:51 AM Saturday July 14, 2018 to an armed robbery at Walgreens, 2560 West Golf Road Hoffman Estates, IL. Police received a report that a male suspect and female suspect armed with gray handguns robbed the Walgreens. Police received a report that narcotics were taken.
The suspects restrained three people. Some or all of the restrained people were employees. The restrained people were pepper sprayed and tied up using zip ties.
Firefighter/paramedics responded to treat the victims of pepper spray. Firefighter/paramedics were called to the scene at 3:53 a.m. A second ambulance was requested by 4:03 a.m.
The suspects were described as a male and female wearing all black, including black ski masks. No other descriptions were immediately available. A direction of travel of the fleeing suspects was also not immediately available.
K-9 units were used to track the suspects, but the tracks were apparently not successful. Police officers from Barrington Hills, Palatine and Schaumburg assisted Hoffman Estates Police officers.
The crime is reported to have occurred about 3:51 a.m., but the time is not confirmed. Details in this report are breaking details, and are subject to updates following police investigation and official police information release.
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