Man charged with aggravated robbery, burglary in Elgin

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Christen Deleslin | Elgin police

A man has been charged with kicking in a woman’s front door and robbing her at gunpoint in northwest suburban Elgin.

Christen Deleslin, 20, of Elgin, was charged with one felony count of aggravated robbery and one felony count of residential burglary, according to a statement from Elgin police.

He and another robber, both of whom were wearing bandanas over their mouths, kicked in the apartment door in the 600 block of Chester Avenue around 1:40 p.m. on Jan. 19, police said. One of the robbers forced the woman to the ground and then stole cash and electronics.

A police investigation led them to Deleslin, who was already in custody at the Kane County jail, police said. His bond was set at $70,000.

The second robber remains at large, police said.


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