Hinsdale Verizon store robbed at gunpoint, police say

1 arrested in Ford Heights in connection with Hinsdale armed robbery

ByABC7 Chicago Digital Team via WLS logo
Friday, June 17, 2022
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A suburban armed robbery and attempted carjacking are under investigation.

HINSDALE, Ill. (WLS) -- Employees at a west suburban Hinsdale business were robbed at gunpoint Thursday night, police said.

Employees at the Verizon store located at 34 E. First St. told Hinsdale police a masked individual entered through the store's back door about 8:05 p.m. and demanded property while holding them at gunpoint.

The suspect then left the store with the property and entered a car that was parked in the rear parking lot, police said.

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The vehicle and one suspect were found in Ford Heights, and the individual was taken into custody.

Police did not immediately provide any additional information about the person arrested.