Armed robbery suspects apprehended and charged

information provided by the Lansing Police Department

LANSING, Ill. (December 11, 2019) – On December 9, 2019, at approximately 6:18pm, the Lansing Police Department responded to the Subway located at 17749 Torrence Avenue for the report of an Armed Robbery that had just occurred.

Officers learned that two African American males entered the store with handguns and took an undetermined amount of money from the business and fled on foot. A Hammond K-9 officer responded to the scene and assisted in a track that led to the 2800 block of 179th Street. Further investigation led officers to an address on that block where they established a perimeter and negotiated the surrender of two suspects. Recovered from the scene were proceeds from the armed robbery including weapons and the cash drawer.

After working with the Cook County State’s Attorney, the following subjects were charged with armed robbery:

Wanya Webb (08/29/99), last known address: Chicago
Anthony Owens (07/18/98), last known address: Chicago


  1. HOORAY for the Lansing police!!! They do what Chicago cops can’t — catch the bad guys!!! I’m SO happy and proud to be living here rather than there!! Hooray again for ‘Lansing’s Finest!’

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