A Chicago man has been arrested for the armed robbery of the 7-Eleven/Citgo station at 500 Skokie Blvd. on August 15.
Jeffrey Valentine, 30, of Chicago is being charged with one count of armed robbery and one count of resisting arrest.
Valentine was confronted by an officer as he was leaving the gas station that he and an accomplice held up. He fled, leading the officer on a short foot pursuit. He fought with the officer as he was being taken into custoday.
Valentine was transferred from the Wilmette Police lock-up to the Cook Count Sheriff lock-up in Chicago. His court date is set for August 20 and his bond is set for $100,000.
Read more about the armed robbery here.