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updated: 10/9/2012 12:47 PM

Schaumburg looking for armed robber

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  • Police are asking for help identifying the man they say robbed a Schaumburg store Friday.

      Police are asking for help identifying the man they say robbed a Schaumburg store Friday.
    Courtesy of Schaumburg Police Department

  • Police say surveillance video captured the armed robbery at a Schaumburg store.

      Police say surveillance video captured the armed robbery at a Schaumburg store.
    Courtesy of Schaumburg Police Department

  • Police say this man robbed a Schaumburg store at gunpoint Friday afternoon.

      Police say this man robbed a Schaumburg store at gunpoint Friday afternoon.
    Courtesy of Schaumburg Police Department

 
Daily Herald report

Schaumburg police are still searching for a man who committed an armed robbery Friday afternoon at a shopping center, officials said.

At 2:51 p.m. Friday, man with a handgun entered a store in the Corinium Plaza strip mall at the intersection of Schaumburg Road and Knollwood Drive, police said.

According to the report, the thief displayed a gun and demanded cash. An employee handed over an undisclosed amount of money, and the man fled on a bicycle.

The employee was alone in the store but not injured.

The thief was described as a thin Hispanic man about 20 years old, standing 5 feet, 4 inches tall. Police said he was wearing a White Sox knit cap and a light-colored zippered sweatshirt with a Bears logo.

Anyone with information is encouraged to call Schaumburg police at (847) 882-3534.

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