77°FOvercastFull Forecast
Best of the Fox Results

Police: McHenry 7-Eleven employee robbed at knifepoint

Published: Monday, April 1, 2013 10:45 a.m. CDT • Updated: Monday, April 1, 2013 11:02 a.m. CDT

McHENRY - An employee at a 7-Eleven store in McHenry was robbed at knifepoint Monday morning, according to the McHenry Police Department.

Officers responded to 3808 W. Elm Street for the report of a burglary at around 2 a.m., according to a news release. A store employee later told police that a man armed with a knife in each hand demanded money and fled the store with an undisclosed amount of cash.

The man was described as white, 20 to 30 years old, and between 5-foot-8-inches to 5-foot-10-inches tall, the news release states. He was also wearing light colored blue jeans, black boots, a black jacket or sweatshirt, and a bandana pulled over his face.

The investigation is ongoing.

Anyone with information about the incident can call the McHenry Police Department at 815-363-2599 or McHenry police tip line at 815-363-2124.

— Lawerence Synett

Get breaking and town-specific news sent to your phone. Sign up for text alerts from the Northwest Herald.

Reader Poll

How do you pay your property taxes?
Through mortgage escrow account
By mail
In person
Don't have any