Around 6:13pm officers responded to Secrets, 280 N Phelps, in reference to a robbery. Once there officers learned that a black male had entered the store, stated he had a handgun and demanded money. During the course of the robbery the male battered the female employee causing minor injury to her. The male took USC from the register and fled west out of the store.
The male was described as follows: Black male, 5’7 medium build. Heavy navy colored jacket, black ski mask, blue jeans.
This is an on-going investigation.
A couple Rockford Scanner fans said there was a robbery at the store called “Secrets” near E State st. That is located at 280 N Phelps. It happened around 6:15 pm tonight
Rockford police are encrypted, so no other information is available