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Sheriff's office asks for help identifying Harvard robbery suspect

Published: Wednesday, Aug. 13, 2014 8:48 a.m. CDT • Updated: Thursday, Aug. 14, 2014 3:46 p.m. CDT
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The McHenry County Sheriff's Office and Crime Stoppers of McHenry County are looking for the community's assistance in identifying a robbery suspect, according a news release.

The McHenry County Sheriff's Office and Crime Stoppers of McHenry County are looking for the community's assistance in identifying a robbery suspect, according a news release.

At 3:10 a.m. Wednesday, a subject committed a robbery at the Mobil Gas Station at 24102 Route 173 in Harvard, according to the release.

The man reportedly entered the gas station and told an employee that he wanted money, but did not show or imply that he had a weapon. The man, described as white, 5 feet 8 inches tall, approximately 180 pounds with brown hair and brown eyes, exited the store on foot with an undisclosed amount of money.

The man also is described as being soft spoken, and was wearing brown boots, camouflage pajama pants, a dark blue hooded sweatshirt and a surgical type mask on his face.

The sheriff’s office requests that anyone with information regarding this investigation contact either the McHenry County Crime Stoppers Tip Line at 1-800-762-STOP (7867), the McHenry County Sheriff’s Office Tip Line at 815-338-2144, or the tip line email address: TipLine@co.mchenry.il.us

Callers can remain anonymous and may be eligible for a reward up to $1,000 for information leading to the arrest and prosecution of the offender(s). Crime Stoppers does not use caller ID.

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