Chicago police are investigating after an armed man tied up a cellular store employee during a robbery in Andersonville on Friday morning.
The employee told police a man confronted him with a handgun and demanded cash from the register at Verizon, 5314 North Clark, around 10:15 a.m. The robber then took phones from a safe and fled the scene, police said.
A CPD report said the victim was tied up during the robbery, which was recorded by the store’s surveillance system.
An officer who saw the video radioed that the robber was a Black male standing about 5’6″ tall and wearing white gloves, a mask, a white hoodie, and a black blazer. He also carried a red book bag.
Area Three detectives are handling the investigation.