UPDATE: Armed Robbery at Machesney Park Gas Station

Police have released surveillance photos of an Armed Robbery at a Gas Station

Machesney Park - UPDATE:  The Winnebago County Sheriff’s Police is asking for the public’s help in solving an Armed Robbery at a Machesney Park Mobil Gas station early Thursday morning.

Police say White Male subject entered the business at 8200 N. 2nd St. armed with a semi-automatic handgun and confronted the clerk.  He then fled on foot with an undisclosed amount of cash and property.

The gunman is described as a younger White-Male, 6’0 tall 150 pounds wearing Black “ Carhart “ outerwear, a Tan hooded sweatshirt and light color bandana.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Winnebago County Sheriff’s department at         815-319-6300 or CrimeStoppers 815-963-7867.

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Winnebago County Sheriff's Police were on scene at a Machesney Park gas station early this morning.

There was a crime scene unit van there along with some squad cars at the Mobil on N. Second Street near Harlem. This was around 4:45 a.m. Police say a masked white man entered the gas station, pointed a gun at the clerk, and demanded money. The clerk handed over the money and the suspect then took off on foot.

 

 


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