Police Incident Reports

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Incident Report for Case #2013-374595

Incident Type


Incident Date

11/29/2013 - 2:15 PM


4688 Cottage Grove Rd. (Security Finance)


Male, black, early 20's, 5'10", light complexion, clean shaven, average build, wearing a black and gray plaid hoodie, saggy black pants, blue and black checkered boxers, black and white Nike shoes, and pink gloves.


A would-be robber fled empty-handed Friday afternoon after trying to holdup Security Finance, 4688 Cottage Grove Rd. The criminal kept a hand in a pocket, making it look like he might have a gun, while demanding money from an employee. The employee yelled out to a manager, and the young man took off. 

Released 12/03/2013 at 12:04 PM by PIO Joel DeSpain

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