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updated: 3/11/2013 1:32 PM

Police: Man got haircut, then robbed salon

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A McHenry man has been charged with armed robbery, police say, after he held up a hair salon moments after getting a haircut.

William Bolton, 36, of the 5000 block of Fox Lake Road, remains in Lake County jail in lieu of 100,000 bond, Fox Lake Police Lt. Mark Schindler said.

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Bolton entered Cost Cutters at 2 Grand Avenue about 6:57 p.m. Friday and received a haircut, Schindler said. Instead of paying, he pulled out a large kitchen knife and said he was robbing the victim, Schindler said.

Bolton fled the store after taking about $250 in cash, police said.

The victim provided police with a detailed description of the robber. It was discovered a person matching that description had checked into the Fox Lake Motel at 25 S. Route 12, Schindler said. Officers conducted a photo lineup with the victim, who positively identified Bolton as the person who robbed the Cost Cutters.

During a search of Bolton's room, police found clothing he had worn during the robbery, Schindler said.

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