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updated: 7/3/2014 4:24 PM

Waukegan motel robbed at gunpoint

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Daily Herald report

Waukegan police are investigating the armed robbery of a motel Wednesday night by two men wearing ski masks.

Police said officers from the department's patrol division responded at 10:30 p.m. to the Red Roof Inn, 3031 Belvidere Road, to a report of an armed robbery. According to police, two suspects wearing ski masks entered the business, forced an employee to open the cash register and stole an undisclosed amount of cash. One of the suspects was armed with a handgun, police said.

After taking the money, the suspects left the scene in a white SUV, according to reports.

Anyone with information is asked to call the police Criminal Investigation Division "Tip Line" at (847) 360-9001. Callers may remain anonymous.

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