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Police Investigating Attempted Armed Robbery

Police are looking for a suspect in an attempted armed robbery that took place Jan. 17 around 4 p.m.

Downers Grove police are investigating an attempted armed robbery that took place at International Beauty Supply, 2263 Maple Ave., around 4 p.m. Jan. 17. 

The suspect flashed a firearm during the robbery attempt, before fleeing on foot before officers arrived. The alleged offender is described as a man, approximately 5-foot-10, of medium build, wearing a jacket over a black hooded sweatshirt. He was wearing a black, crochet scarf with black gloves.

No one was injured during the incident and the investigation is on-going. Anyone with information regarding the incident or who may have information on the suspect is asked to call 9-1-1.

No further details are available at this time. 

Harold Sullivan January 17, 2014 at 06:43 PM
The suspect was described as "a man,..." Ok, well thanks. I've probably seen about 230 people matching that description today. Should I send all my leads to the police to investigate?
Dan February 17, 2014 at 10:28 AM
when theres not mention of race, most news papers ,and liberal news media don't say black so's not to upset the public.

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