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Armed robbery reported in unincorporated Palatine Township

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Authorities are investigating the armed robbery of a gas station in northwest suburban unincorporated Palatine Township on Tuesday.

Sheriff’s police were called about 3 a.m. to the Mobil gas station in the 1400 block of North Quentin Road near Dundee Road for reports of an armed robbery, according to the Cook County sheriff’s office.

Someone armed with a knife ordered the clerk to open the register and give him cash, according to the sheriff’s office. He also took multiple cigarette packs.

The robber wore a black mask, black jacket, black gloves, black shoes and blue jeans, the sheriff’s office said.

Anyone with information is asked to contact sheriff’s detectives at (708) 865-4896.