Homewood, IL – Armed Robbery at Verizon Wireless Store on Halsted Street


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Homewood, IL – A Verizon Wireless store in Homewood was the target of an armed robbery on Monday morning, February 12, 2024. 

According to the Homewood Police Department, the incident occurred at around 11:20 AM at the store located at 17575 S. Halsted Street. Two masked individuals, each armed with a handgun, entered the store and demanded money from the register. They managed to flee with an undisclosed amount of cash and merchandise. Fortunately, there were no injuries reported in the course of the robbery.

The Homewood Police Department’s Criminal Investigations Unit is actively investigating the incident and urges anyone with information to come forward. Witnesses or individuals with relevant information are encouraged to contact the department at 708/206-3420. The community is reminded to remain vigilant and report any suspicious activities.


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