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Police seek armed suspect in Downers Grove robbery

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DOWNERS GROVE, Ill. (Sun-Times Media Wire) -

Police are looking for an armed suspect who attempted to rob someone in west suburban Downers Grove on Tuesday morning.

The attempted armed robbery occurred near Saratoga Avenue and Franklin Street about 8:24 a.m., according to a statement from Downers Grove police.

Police describe the suspect as a Hispanic man in his teens or early 20s, between 5-foot-6 and 6 feet, skinny in stature with facial hair on his chin.

He was last seen running from the scene wearing a blue hooded sweatshirt, dark jogging pants and white gym shoes, police said.

Nearby schools were placed on lockdown for about an hour following the attempted robbery, police said. No one was injured.

Anyone with information should call 911.

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