Elmhurst gas station robbed at gunpoint

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A gas station was reported robbed at gunpoint Tuesday afternoon in west suburban Elmhurst.

The robbery happened about 4:35 p.m. at a Clark gas station at the corner of Second Streetand Addison Avenue, according to village spokeswoman Kassondra Schref.

A man entered the gas station with a handgun, took money and ran away headed south, Schref said. No injuries were reported.

The robber was described as a black man in his early 20s who worea green surgical mask, light gray hoodie and dark gray pants, Schref said.

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