Gurnee police release sketch in armed robbery

January 10, 2012 5:45:50 PM PST
The Gurnee Police Department is seeking information in an armed robbery that took place on January 4.

According to authorities, a man driving west on Grand Avenue was rear-ended near U.S. Route 41 by a Ford Mustang with a red body and black top. The victim says the suspects got out of their car, then robbed him at gunpoint. The suspects got back into their car and drove off westbound on Grand Avenue, the victim says.

The suspects are described as an African-American male in his 20s, approximately 6' to 6'02, with a slim build, wearing a black hooded sweatshirt with a black jacket. The second suspect, who was a passenger, is described as a male Hispanic in his mid teens to 20s, approximately 5'3 to 5'5, with a slim build, wearing a black hooded sweatshirt and jeans. He had a tattoo on his neck that looked like a spider, police say.

Anyone with information should contact the Gurnee Police Department at 847-599-7000 or Lake County Crime Stoppers at 847-662-2222.