Downers Grove police investigating attempted armed robbery

Published: Saturday, Jan. 18, 2014 2:38 p.m. CDT • Updated: Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2014 2:49 a.m. CDT
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The Downers Grove Police Department is investigating an attempted armed robbery that took place Friday at International Beauty Supply.

DOWNERS GROVE – The Downers Grove Police Department is investigating an attempted armed robbery that took place Friday, Jan. 17, at about 4 p.m.

Officers responded to a call at International Beauty Supply, located at 2263 Maple Ave., for an attempted armed robbery. A firearm was displayed during the robbery attempt and the suspect fled on foot prior to officers arriving, according to a public release by the Village.

The alleged offender is described as a man, about 5-foot-10 with a medium build. He was last seen wearing a gray jacket over a black hooded sweatshirt and had a black crocheted scarf with black gloves. No one was injured during the incident and the investigation is ongoing.

Anyone with information regarding the incident or who may have information on the suspect is asked to call 911.

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