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Police are investigating the armed robbery of a north suburban Waukegan liquor store on Monday. | Waukegan police

Police investigate armed robbery of Waukegan liquor store

SHARE Police investigate armed robbery of Waukegan liquor store
SHARE Police investigate armed robbery of Waukegan liquor store

Police are investigating the armed robbery of a north suburban Waukegan liquor store on Monday.

Police were called about 9:30 p.m. to Derby Liquors in the 2800 block of Washington Street for a report of an armed robbery, according to Waukegan police. A store employee told officers at the scene that the store was robbed at gunpoint.

The employee said someone entered the liquor store, displayed a handgun and then stole money, according to police.

The suspect was described as a 6-foot, 180-pound black male, police said. He was last seen running away from the store.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Waukegan police department’s tip line at (847) 360-9001.

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