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Police Investigate Stolen Vehicle and Aggravated Assault

On Thursday, January 20, 2022 at approximately 7:00 p.m. the Downers Grove Police Department responded to a report of a stolen vehicle and aggravated assault in the 2100 block of Prentiss Drive. The victim reported that someone took their vehicle from the parking lot and relocated it to another part of the apartment complex. Shortly after the theft, the victim located the vehicle and observed a person sitting inside. The suspect exited the vehicle, pointed a silver handgun at the victim then fled west from the area on foot. The suspect was described as a Black man, 5'09", with a medium build. He was wearing a blue hooded sweatshirt, gray pants, and a black ski mask. No one was injured during this incident.

Chief Shanon Gillette would like to remind residents to not leave their vehicle unattended and unlocked while running. Anyone with information regarding this incident should contact the Downers Grove Police Department at 630-434-5600. This incident remains under investigation.