A man armed with a knife robbed an Orland Park gas station Saturday night, and attacked an employee in the process.
The Orland Park Police Department was called about an armed robbery at the Mobil Gas Station, 14300 LaGrange Road, around 9:50 p.m. A store clerk said a man with a knife stepped up to the counter and demanded money, according to a release from the Orland Park Police Department.
Surveillance video shows the man pointing a knife at the clerk as he collects money.
The robber then took the undisclosed amount of money, and lunged at the clerk with the knife. The robber made contact with the clerk's face, and he then fled west from the gas station on foot through a nearby vacant lot, police said.
The robber is described as:
- white male
- 5 feet 5 inches tall
- medium build
- wearing a large camouflage jacket with a hood, light-colored jeans and gray/white athletic sneakers
Anyone with information on this robber and his whereabouts should call the Orland Park Police Department at 708-349-4111.
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