A 48-year-old man charged with the armed robbery of a west suburban pizza restaurant early Sunday was ordered held on a $400,000 bond.
About 12:30 a.m. Sunday, James Himpler walked into the Domino’s Pizza at 5531 Belmont Rd. in unincorporated Downers Grove, told a clerk he had a weapon and took $127,according to DuPage County sheriff’s policeand prosecutors.
At 4:15 a.m., he went to the Shell station at 210 Ogden Ave. in Hinsdale and demanded cash while implying he had a weapon, but leftwithout any money, the DuPage County state’s attorneys office said.
Witnesses called police, who arrested Himpler after a brief car chase that ended in Burr Ridge, authoritiessaid.
Himpler, of the 4800 block of Oakwood Avenue in Downers Grove, faces felony charges of aggravated robbery, attempted robbery and eluding a police officer, prosecutors said.
A judge on Monday ordered Himpler held on a $400,000 bond. He is due back in court in Wheaton on April 27.