Breaking News Bar
updated: 11/17/2013 6:10 PM

North Chicago man charged in police chase, armed robberies

hello
Success - Article sent! close
 
Daily Herald staff report

A North Chicago man is in custody after fleeing from the scene of an armed robbery and leading police on a car chase through Waukegan, Zion and Winthrop Harbor Thursday, according to police.

Waukegan police officers responded at 12:39 p.m. to an armed robbery alarm and a 911 call reporting an armed suspect had forced employees to a backroom and demanded cash at a Payday Loans store at 2510 Grand Avenue.

Order Reprint Print Article
 
Interested in reusing this article?
Custom reprints are a powerful and strategic way to share your article with customers, employees and prospects.
The YGS Group provides digital and printed reprint services for Daily Herald. Complete the form to the right and a reprint consultant will contact you to discuss how you can reuse this article.
Need more information about reprints? Visit our Reprints Section for more details.

Contact information ( * required )

Success - request sent close

As officers were responding, details emerged that a suspect had fled in a vehicle, which they spotted in the immediate area and tried to stop, but the suspect vehicle refused to yield. It eventually lost control and crashed into a parked car near 9th Street and Sheridan Road in Winthrop Harbor, in a parking lot shared by the Winthrop Harbor village hall and police department.

Alan F. Green, 24, of North Chicago, faces 13 charges in connection with the Nov. 14 crime, including aggravated unlawful restraint, armed robbery, resisting a police officer and criminal damage to property.

Police also arrested Justin R. Banks, 23, of Zion, at the time of Green's arrest. Both were charged with aggravated unlawful restraint and armed robbery in connection with a robbery that occurred at the same Payday Loans store on Oct. 25. They were also charged for attempting an armed robbery Nov. 11 at a Title Max store located at 1801 Belvidere Road.

Banks and Green are being held in the Lake County jail on $250,000 Bond. Their next court appearance is Dec. 4.

Share this page
Comments ()
Guidelines: Keep it civil and on topic; no profanity, vulgarity, slurs or personal attacks. People who harass others or joke about tragedies will be blocked. If a comment violates these standards or our terms of service, click the X in the upper right corner of the comment box. To find our more, read our FAQ.
    help here