HIGHLAND PARK – A lone attendant at the Shell Gas Station on Skokie Valley Road was armed at gun-point on December 30 in the early morning hours, according to a Highland Park Police Department news alert.
Police were alerted at about 2 a.m. to the gas station, located at 10 Skokie Valley Road. According to the news alert, three men entered the store and demanded money from the attendant, and that during the robbery a handgun was displayed. There were no customers in the store or at the gas pumps at the time of the robbery. No one was injured in the incident.
The three suspects are described as black men all wearing hooded sweatshirts. The suspects fled in a newer-model gray van (possibly a Honda Odyssey) driving southbound on the Edens Expressway.
Other suburban Chicagoland agencies that have experienced similar incidents have been notified of the situation and are assisting Highland Park Police Detectives in the investigation. The Police Department will be alerting local businesses with extended overnight hours. Anyone with information regarding this case is encouraged to call the Highland Park Police at 847.432.7730.