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updated: 12/19/2012 4:50 PM

Dundee-Crown student robbed outside of school

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A 16-year-old Dundee-Crown sophomore was robbed by a young man armed with a gun outside of the Carpentersville high school, authorities said Wednesday.

The armed robbery took place shortly before 6 p.m. Tuesday in the school's south parking lot during a girls basketball game, according to a note from Dundee-Crown Principal Lynn McCarthy and Community Unit District 300 Superintendent Michael Bregy. Two men approached the student, and the armed man took the student's cellphone and asked for his keys, police said. Both men fled on foot and no one was injured.

The district is offering a $500 reward for anyone who can help police find and arrest the two young men, who may have been students.

Anyone with information is asked to call Carpentersville police at (847) 551-3481. District 300 also has a safety hotline at (847) 551-8477 and tips can be emailed to safeschooltipline@d300.org.

There were security personnel and supervisors at the school at the time of the robbery, according to the letter from Bregy and McCarthy. Carpentersville police have agreed to increase patrols at the school during nighttime activities as well.

"We want to reassure you that the safety and welfare of our students, staff and visitors is our top priority," the district's letter said.

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