The Kane County Sheriff’s Office K-9 Unit assisted St. Charles police Monday in response to the report of a holdup by a man wielding a semi-automatic handgun.
According to a St. Charles Police Department report, officers responded at 9:53 p.m. Monday (Sept. 11, 2017) to the parking lot of the Fox Run Apartments at 115 Walnut Drive for a report of an armed robbery. A 42-year-old male reported that, while walking to his car, he was approached by an offender holding the silver semi-automatic weapon.
The victim handed over the wallet. He was not injured.
Residents in the area reported seeing someone matching the description of the offender running east in the area of Walnut Street and 18th Street.
Officers checked the area, and a K9 from the Kane County Sheriff’s Office responded to assist. The offender was not located.
The offender is described as a 25-year-old male black, 5-foot, 10 inches tall, with a medium build. He was last seen wearing a black hooded sweatshirt with the hood up and blue jeans.
The St. Charles Police Department is asking anyone with information to contact the Investigations Section at 630-377-4435.
SOURCE: St. Charles Police Department news release