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Naperville police search for daytime armed robbery suspect

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Daily Herald report

Naperville police are searching for a man in his 20s who they say robbed a person at gunpoint Friday afternoon in a parking lot.

Officers were called to the parking lot near 352 S. Route 59 on a report of an armed robbery about 4:10 p.m., police said in a news release.

According to a preliminary investigation and witnesses, the victim was walking in the parking lot when he was approached by the suspect, who was armed with a handgun and demanded the person's wallet, police said. The victim immediately surrounded it, and the suspect then ran to a nearby waiting car.

The man, wearing all dark clothing, was last seen fleeing the area on Route 59. He is described as black, standing 5 feet 11 inches to 6 feet tall and weighing 220 to 240 pounds.

No injuries were reported. The age of the victim was not immediately known.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Crime Stoppers Tip Line at (630) 420-6006.

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