Elgin gas station robbed at gunpoint

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A man robbed a gas station at gunpoint Tuesday night in northwest suburban Elgin.

Officers were called at 8:07 p.m. to the Circle K gas station at 460 S. McLean Boulevard for reports of an armed robbery, according to a statement from Elgin police. A man had walked into the store, displayed a handgun and demanded cash from the register before running away.

The suspect was described as a 5-foot-10 white man between 18 and 25 years old, police said. He was wearing a black sweatshirt and shorts.

No injuries were reported in the robbery, according to police.

Anyone with information about the robbery or the suspect is asked to contact the Elgin Police Department’s Major Investigations Division at (847) 289-2600. Anonymous tips can also be called in to (847) 695-4195 or texted to 847411 with “ELGINPD” at the beginning of the message.

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