HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill. (WLS) -- A Roselle man is accused of attempting to rob someone at knifepoint in Hoffman Estates, police said.
Police say they were responding to reports of a man walking around the 2100-block of Hassell Road with a knife when a second report came in that he allegedly attempted to rob someone in the area around 11:21 p.m. Wednesday. The victim told police that the man allegedly demanded property while displaying the knife but then fled without taking anything, police said.
Leon Bailey, 45, was found with a knife when he was arrested a short time later, police said. The victim was not injured.
Bailey faces charges for attempted armed robbery and aggravated unlawful restraint and appeared in bond court Friday morning.
Man accused of wielding knife, attempted robbery in Hoffman Estates