Several Rockford Scanner fans have contacted us in reference to a couple arm robberies in Rockford
#1 1200 block of Morgan Street
#2 Baskin Robbins in the 4100 block of Newburg.
No suspect information at the time of writing this
On 09-25-16, at 9:50 PM., the Rockford Police Department responded to the Baskin Robbins Ice Cream shop at 4180 Newburg Rd. for an Armed Robbery. Upon arrival officers were advised that a single suspect had entered the business armed with a silver handgun. The suspect demanded money from the clerk which he was given. The suspect then fled the business eastbound on foot. The clerk was not injured in the incident. The suspect is described as a black male, 18 to 20 years of age, 5’7, 150 lbs., short hair, black windbreaker jacket, black pants, and amed with a silver handgun.
At the time of this post no additional details are available.