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Man robbed at gunpoint while playing with kids in Schaumburg park

Updated: August 1, 2013 1:12PM

A 36-year-old man was robbed at gunpoint by three males as he played with his children in a park Tuesday night in Schaumburg, officials said.

The man was approached by a male, between 16-20-years-old , who asked if he could use the victim’s cellphone. That suspect then displayed a handgun and told the victim and the children to get on the ground at Atcher Park.

He then took the victim’s car keys and fled with two other males in the victim’s car, which was parked nearby.

The victim and his children were not injured, police said. They ran to a nearby home to call police and a short time later the vehicle was discovered abandoned in Roselle.

Officials are searching for the suspects.

­— STNG Wire

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