A press release from the Crystal Lake Police Department:
Crystal Lake Police Investigate Robbery at Jewelry Store
On Saturday, October 21, 2017, at approximately 3:05pm, Crystal Lake Police responded to Dalzell Jewelers, 41 North Williams Street, for a report of a robbery which had just occurred. The offenders fled the area prior to police arrival.
Responding officers learned that a black male had entered the store and asked to view certain jewelry.
While being shown the jewelry, the male removed two trays of diamond jewelry and proceeded to flee from the business.
While fleeing from the business and employees, the male struck one of the employees with his hand.
The employee refused any medical attention on scene.
No weapons were displayed or implied during this robbery. A
n accurate price of the stolen jewelry is not yet available.
The offender entered a gray or silver Pontiac 4-door car, which was driven by another black male.
The vehicle was last seen northbound through an alley towards Woodstock Street.
The male who took the jewelry and battered the employee was described as being in his 20’s with a medium build, approximately 6’1” tall, wearing a black t-shirt with white lettering on it (believed to be “Hoops”), gray sweatpants, and white athletic shoes.
The driver of the car was described only as being a black male.
Crystal Lake detectives and officers continue to actively investigate this event.
We encourage anyone who may have information relating to this investigation to contact the Crystal Lake Police Department at 815-356-3620 or Crime Stoppers anonymously at 1-800-762-STOP (7867). Crime Stoppers pays cash rewards for information leading to the arrest of any individual.
In addition, anyone with a cell phone can send an anonymous tip to the Crystal Lake Police Department
by texting the word CLPDTIP along with the tip information to 847411 (tip411). Normal text messaging rates do apply.