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updated: 7/21/2013 6:16 PM

Wheaton police seek armed robber

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Wheaton police are looking for a man who robbed a gas station at gunpoint Saturday night.

At 10:33 p.m. Saturday an unidentified man entered the Mobil Gas Station at 1000 E. Roosevelt Road in Wheaton and pointed a black semiautomatic handgun at two employees, according to police.

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The man reportedly said "Give me all your money" and fled on foot after employees emptied the cash register. No one was injured during the robbery, according to a news release from police.

The offender was described as a black male between 25 and 30 years of age. He reportedly weighs between 140 and 150 pounds, stands between 5 feet 6 inches and 5 feet 8 inches and was wearing a black hooded sweatshirt, black jeans, black work-style gloves and a black ski mask covering his face and head. He was carrying a black gym bag.

Anyone with information is asked to call Wheaton police Investigative Division Cmdr. James Volpe at (630) 260-2055. Tipsters can also contact DuPage County Crime Stoppers at (800) 222-TIPS or text the keyword DuPage along with your tip to CRIMES (274637). All Crime Stopper callers are guaranteed anonymity and a cash reward (up to $1,000) for any information leading to the arrest and filing of charges against felony offenders.

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