Highland Park, Illinois – On December 30, 2016 at approximately 2:00 AM, the Highland Park Police Department was alerted to a robbery that had occurred at the Shell Gas Station, 10 Skokie Valley Rd. Three subjects entered the store and demanded money from the lone attendant. During the robbery a handgun was displayed. There were no customers in the store or at the gas pumps at the time of the robbery. No one was injured in the incident.
The three suspects are described as black males all wearing hooded sweatshirts. The suspects fled in a newer model gray van (possibly a Honda Odyssey) driving southbound on the Edens Expressway.
Other suburban Chicagoland agencies that have experienced similar incidents have been notified of the situation and are assisting Highland Park Police Detectives in the investigation. The Police Department will be alerting local businesses with extended overnight hours. Anyone with information regarding this case is encouraged to call the Highland Park Police at 847.432.7730.