Business on Harlem robbed at gunpoint

Man implies he has a weapon after confrontation with employees

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By Timothy Inklebarger

Staff Reporter

Oak Park police are searching for a man they say robbed a business, suggesting that he was armed, in the 400 block of North Harlem at about 3:45 p.m. on March 10.

Police report that the man entered the business and was seen concealing a pair of Gucci eyeglasses in his pocket.

Employees confronted the man who put his hand in his pocket and implied he had a weapon. He also made verbal threats against the employees, according to a police summary report.

He fled on foot toward North Boulevard. The estimated loss is $400.

The man was described as black, between the ages of 30 and 40, wearing a red headband, red jacket, black sweatpants with white stripes on the bottom, red gym shoes and carrying a large, white Macy's bag.

tim@oakpark.com

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