A man with a gun held up the Game Stop store on Randall Road in Geneva a little before 8 p.m. Thursday.
The issued a press release at around 9:32 p.m. Thursday, saying a white male subject entered the 1492 Randall Rd. store at 7:50 p.m., displayed a silver-barreled handgun and demanded money.
The employees let him have the money, and the man fled.
No employees were injured, and the amount of money stolen was unknown at the time of the press release.
The man is described as:
- 5 feet, 10 inches to 6 feet tall
- 170 to 190 pounds
- Last seen wearing a dark-colored ski mask, unknown-colored winter hat with pattern around the bottom, dark-colored jacket, lighter-colored hoodie sweatshirt and white tennis shoes.
This is the most recent in a string of armed robberies in the area. Four of the robberies were from stores located on or near Randall Road.
On Monday, Dec. 5, a man with a different description than the Game Stop suspect , 323 W. State St., Geneva.
On Monday, Nov. 28, a , less than a week after a robbery of a Batavia Subway along the same road. (See below.) In that case, a lone male suspect walked into the store at 53 S. Randall Rd., displayed a black semi-automatic handgun and demanded money. That suspect is described as a white male in his mid to late 20s, around 6 feet tall, with short, light-brown facial hair.
On Friday, Nov. 25, two robbers on W. Main St. in St. Charles at about 12:37 a.m. One of the robbers displayed a handgun, and the robbers tied the employees' wrists.
On Wednesday, Nov. 23, an armed robber at the Subway on Batavia's southwest side around 8:40 p.m. The restaurant is located at 13 S. Randall Rd. in the same lot as the Batavia Jewel-Osco. In that incident, a white male displayed a handgun, demanded and received cash from the register, police said.
previously they did not believe the St. Charles Domino's robbery was related to the Batavia Subway robbery.
If you have any information about this or other crime in Geneva, please contact the at 630-232-4736.