Police, firefighters, and paramedics from Schaumburg responded about 6:35 p.m. Tuesday, August 30, 2022 to a report that a man was attacked in a parking lot at Costco, 1375 North Meacham Road in Schaumburg. Police are investigating a possible strong arm robbery at or near Costco. A witness provided a tip to CARDINAL NEWS that they saw a young adult black male attacking another person in the parking lot.
Initially, there was no information whether the other person was transported to the hospital. Another witness reported a large police presence at Costco on Meacham Road just north of Golf Road.
Strong-arm robbery is defined as theft with the use of physical force that causes bodily injury or a theft that occurs when the threat of bodily injury exists.
There is initially no confirmation that a robbery actually occurred or was even attempted. This report is an early report with no initial confirmation or summary report by the Schaumburg Police Department. Early reports can involve mistaken citizen information or false information that is provided to police before a thorough investigation determines what actually happened.
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