Suspect sought in armed robbery of jogger in forest preserve

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LONG GROVE, Ill -- Suburban authorities are searching for a man suspected of robbing a woman while she was jogging in a forest preserve.

The Lake County Forest Preserve police say the woman was jogging around 8:15 Friday morning in the Buffalo Creek Forest Preserve in Long Grove when the suspect grabbed her arm, threatened her with a screw driver and took her cell phone.

The suspect is described as a Hispanic man, 25-35 years old who is short and heavyset.

Authorities recovered the phone about a block from the scene.

Anyone with any information is asked to call Lake County Forest Preserve police at 847-968-3405.

Buffalo Creek Forest Preserve

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