5 arrested in Chicago after Riverwoods, Lincolnshire gas station burglaries

ByABC7 Chicago Digital Team WLS logo
Tuesday, February 1, 2022
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RIVERWOODS, Ill. (WLS) -- Five suspects in gas station burglaries in Riverwoods and Lincolnshire were taken into custody in Chicago Tuesday morning after being tracked by police.

Riverwoods police said officers responded to a burglary alarm at a Mobil gas station at Deerfield and Saunders roads at about 3:05 a.m.

Security video showed the suspects arrive in a gray Jeep and then steal cash and merchandise, police said. They also tried to take an ATM but did not succeed.

While officers were on the scene, a burglary=in-progress was reported at a gas station in Lincolnshire involving a gray Jeep, police said.

Police tracked the Jeep to the 4700-block of North Sacramento Avenue in Chicago and five suspects were taken into custody, Riverwoods police said.