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Police: Masked robbers take lottery tickets, more from Hanover Park 7-Eleven

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  • Two masked suspects, one armed with a pellet-type gun, robbed a 7-Eleven in Hanover Park early Thursday, police said.

      Two masked suspects, one armed with a pellet-type gun, robbed a 7-Eleven in Hanover Park early Thursday, police said.
    Courtesy of Hanover Park police

  • The robbers were wearing dark clothing when they went into the Walnut Avenue store about 1 a.m. Thursday.

      The robbers were wearing dark clothing when they went into the Walnut Avenue store about 1 a.m. Thursday.
    Courtesy of Hanover Park police

  • A third person may have been a witness to the crime, police said.

      A third person may have been a witness to the crime, police said.
    Courtesy of Hanover Park police

  • This potential witness left the store shortly before the armed robbery, police said.

      This potential witness left the store shortly before the armed robbery, police said.
    Courtesy of Hanover Park police

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Daily Herald report

Hanover Park police are searching for two masked robbers who took cash, cigarettes, and lottery tickets from a 7-Eleven early Thursday, authorities said.

One of the suspects was armed with a pellet-type gun, police said in a news release.

Shortly after 1 a.m., the men, wearing black clothing, went into the store on the 1600 block of Walnut Avenue.

Police also are looking for a third person who may be a witness to the crime. This person left the store shortly before the armed robbery, police said.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Hanover Park Police at (630) 823-5500.

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