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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

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