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Couple robbed at gunpoint

Incident took place on Saturday near Jackson and Carpenter

February 5th, 2018 1:45 PM

By Timothy Inklebarger

Staff Reporter

A man and woman were robbed at gunpoint while walking near the intersection of Jackson Boulevard and Carpenter Avenue at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 3, Oak Park police report.

The couple, a 47-year-old woman and a 54-year-old man, were walking east on Jackson, when two men approached them from behind.

One of the men displayed a handgun and demanded money. The couple handed over a wallet with $80 and the robbers fled west on Jackson.

Police said no one was injured in the incident.

The suspects were described as thin, black and wearing dark clothing. One was between 5-foot-8 and 5-foot-10, and the other between 5-foot-6 and 5-foot-8.

Anyone with information about the robbery can contact police at 708-386-3800 or anonymously at 708-434-1636 and online at www.oak-park.us/crimetip.

CONTACT: tim@oakpark.com