A press release from the Crystal Lake Police Department:
“On Thursday, August 2nd, 2012 at approximately 4:14 p.m., Crystal Lake Police were dispatched to a report of an Armed Robbery which occurred at the Cody’s Farm Fresh Stand, located on the property of 140 South Virginia Street, Crystal Lake.
“Upon arrival Officers met with the victim, a 20 year old employee of Cody’s.
“The victim advised he was approached by an unknown female/white subject.
“The female displayed a knife and implied the imminent use of force.
“The victim then provided the suspect with an undisclosed amount of United States Currency.
“The suspect who was described as a white female, approximately 5’9”, 170-180 lbs., wearing an orange jersey fled the area on foot.
“A person of interest is being questioned, and criminal charges are expected to follow.
“Crystal Lake Police continue to investigate this matter and are confident no related public threat remains at this time.”.