Cook County Forest Preserve Police responded about 7:10 AM Saturday June 15, 2019 to an armed robbery in the Busse Woods Forest Preserved near 200 North Arlington Heights Road Elk Grove Village, IL. Cook County Sheriff’s police and Forest Preserve police received a report that an elderly person was beaten and robbed on a bike path near the elk pen at the northwest corner of Arlington Heights Road and Higgins Road near Elk Grove Village.
UPDATE: Victim is an adult male possibly in his 40s. The initial dispatch reported the victim was elderly, and first responders on scene discovered the victim was not elderly.
Witnesses and/or the victim reported the offender fled into the woods after robbing the victim with a weapon implied. The crime may have occurred near Mile 4 on the bike/walk path.
The offenders were described as …
#1) a male/white with a red beard, wearing a black hooded sweatshirt;
#2) a male/black (clothing description not initially available).
Cook County Forest Preserve Police are investigating the crime.
The crime is reported to have occurred at about 7:05 a.m.
IMPORTANT: The information in this article is an early report published before any information was confirmed or released by police or fire authorities.
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