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Armed Robber Strikes Gas Station on Touhy Saturday

He ordered the clerk to lie on the ground.


An armed robbery took place at a Shell gas station at 5055 W. Touhy, Skokie, just west of the Edens Expressway, Saturday at 9:02 p.m., according to Skokie police. 

A black male entered the gas station wearing a black hooded sweatshirt with the hood up and a blue bandana covering the lower half of his face, according to police. He displayed a gun and ordered the cashier to lie on the ground.

He took cash and fled through the alleyway, the report indicated.

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Jerry Kohn December 04, 2013 at 10:21 AM
Crime? What crime?
Steve Mottel December 04, 2013 at 07:32 PM
Welcome to the new, equal opportunity for tax payers and parasite criminals alike..... Skokie!
sklogw December 06, 2013 at 02:37 AM
Was he from Compton?

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