Man Robbed at Gunpoint on Valentine’s Day Night While Walking in Waukegan

Waukegan Police were called to the 400 block of Ridgeland Avenue for the report of an armed robbery on Valentine’s Day evening.

When police arrived at 7:4o p.m. the victim told them that as he was walking in the area, he was approached by two suspects, one of them with a handgun.

Anyone with information about this crime is urged to call the Waukegan Police Department’s “Tip-Line” at 847-360-9001.

The suspects took cash and property from the victim, although police are not releasing the amount of money, nor the type of property that was taken.

The victim then described the suspects as both black males, in their 20’s. He said one stood approximately 5 feet 9 inches tall, the other 5 feet 10 inches tall. They were dressed in dark hooded sweatshirts and blue jeans.

The suspects were last seen fleeing the area east-bound on foot, according to police.

The Waukegan Police Department’s Criminal Investigations Division is investigating the incident.  Anyone with information about this crime is urged to call the Waukegan Police Department’s “Tip-Line” at 847-360-9001.


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