Suspects sought in armed robbery at Libertyville liquor store

  • Police say this man robbed Parkside Liquors in Libertyville at gunpoint Thursday night

    Police say this man robbed Parkside Liquors in Libertyville at gunpoint Thursday night Courtesy of Libertyville police

  • Police say this woman was involved in the armed robbery at Parkside Liquors in Libertyville on Thursday night

    Police say this woman was involved in the armed robbery at Parkside Liquors in Libertyville on Thursday night Courtesy of Libertyville police

  • Police say two people got into this car and fled after robbing Parkside Liquors on Thursday night.

    Police say two people got into this car and fled after robbing Parkside Liquors on Thursday night. Courtesy of Libertyville police

 
 
Updated 11/20/2020 1:32 PM

Libertyville police are looking for two people involved in an armed robbery at a liquor store Thursday night.

According to police, about 10 p.m. two offenders got out of a dark-colored, 4-door sedan and entered Parkside Liquors, 723 N. Milwaukee Ave. Once inside, a man removed a handgun from his bag, pointed it at an employee and took and unknown amount of cash from the register.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                       
 

The second person, a female, remained by the front door, police said. Both left and got into the passenger side of the sedan in the parking lot. The vehicle was last seen heading south on Milwaukee area.

No injuries were reported. Police said there was no description of the driver of the getaway vehicle.

The man with the gun was described as Black, in his mid-20s, about 5-feet, 8-inches tall with a heavy build. He was last seen wearing a dark colored bandanna over his face, black pants with a white stripe down the legs and black shoes.

The woman was described as Black in her early 20s, about 5-feet tall with a thin build. She was last seen wearing a black hooded sweatshirt, black zippered coat, medical style face mask, black pants and black shoes.

Anyone with information is asked to call the police nonemergency number (847) 362-8310.

The armed robbery Thursday was the second reported in Libertyville in three weeks.

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In the late morning on Friday, Oct. 30, a man robbed the Rolland's Jewelers store at 500 N. Milwaukee of an estimated $150,000 in merchandise.

In that case, a man described as white or Hispanic, looked at merchandise for about a half-hour before handing an employee a note implying he had a gun. The man took the items and fled in a black 4-door vehicle.

Libertyville police Lt. Matt Goze said there was nothing new to report in that case and there isn't any sign the two robberies were connected.

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