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Man Robs Beach Park Convenience Store At Gunpoint

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Photo from Lake County Sheriff's police.

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BEACH PARK, Ill. (STMW) – A north suburban convenience store was robbed at gunpoint early Sunday, a crime police say may be related to other robberies in the area.

A man entered the 7-Eleven and gas station in the 37000 block of Green Bay Road in Beach Park about 8:30 p.m. Sunday and demanded money at gunpoint, according to a statement from the Lake County Sheriff’s office.

The man got away with about $400 in cash, fleeing northbound on foot, police said. Nobody was injured.

The suspect is described as a 5-foot-10, 180-pound black man in his 20s, police said. He was clean shaven with a skinny face and “screwed up” front teeth. He was wearing a black hooded sweatshirt, black or gray pants, and gloves.

The incident may be related to other armed robberies in the area, police said.

(Source: Sun-Times Media Wire © Chicago Sun-Times 2013. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.)

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