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Plano man charged with armed robbery of gas station

Published: Tuesday, Jan. 3, 2017 4:36 p.m. CST • Updated: Tuesday, Jan. 3, 2017 4:39 p.m. CST

A Plano resident, Travis C. Huntley, 40, of the 3200 block of Hoffman Street, was arrested Jan. 2 in Chicago in connection with the armed robbery of a gas station at 12:48 a.m. Jan. 1 in the 100 block of Waubonsee Drive in Plano, according to Plano police.

Police said the person who robbed the gas station displayed a handgun, took money from the register and then fled the station in the cashier’s 1997 Chevy Astro van. Chicago police later located the van on Adams Street in the city and took Huntley into custody without incident.

Police said Huntley has been charged with armed robbery in Kendall County and possession of a stolen vehicle in Cook County.

Huntley is being held pending a bond hearing, according to police.

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