Person of interest found in robbery

By Northern Star staff

DeKalb Police have one person of interest after a robbery was reported at 9:35 p.m. Wednesday at the intersection of Greenbrier and Russel roads, said DeKalb Police Sgt. Mark Tehan.

A male victim reported he was walking on the sidewalk when he was forced to the ground by two male suspects, according to an NIU safety bulletin. The suspects took the victim’s phone and ran east on Greenbrier Road, according to the bulletin.

The suspects are described as males in their mid 20s, on with a blue shirt and one with a black jacket, according to the bulletin.

DeKalb police are investigating the incident. Anyone with information on the report can contact DeKalb Police at 815-748-8400, NIU Police at 815-753-1212 or anonymously at 815-753-8477.