Local Police Reports

Two Women Robbed at Gunpoint on Victoria Circle

"Just shoot them" Alleged Robber Says

Park Forest, IL–(ENEWSPF)– Two women told police they were robbed at gunpoint in the garage of a residence in the 400 block of Victoria Circle on August 13.

Police were dispatched to the 400 block of Victoria Circle on August 13 at 10:30 PM to investigate an armed robbery complaint. According to police, one woman reported driving her vehicle into the garage at her residence. As she put the vehicle into park, two subjects allegedly entered the garage, approached the vehicle’s driver door and pointed a long-barreled silver handgun at them. Their faces were covered, according to police.

Police say the subject stated, "Don’t make any noise." One of the subjects then allegedly used the barrel of his gun to shatter the driver’s window. The taller of the two subjects went to the passenger side where the driver’s mother was sitting. The subject ordered the two to give up their purses, cell phones and money. The subject then demanded more money, according to police.

One of the subjects then allegedly stated, "Just shoot them."

The driver stated that her mother then began to honk the horn, at which point the subjects fled on foot, according to police.

Police continue to investigate.