Around 6 pm tonight a broadcast came over the scanner on the un-encrypted airwaves in reference to an armed robbery to a business that happened near 3833 Auburn st. The suspects are described as two white males wearing dark clothing and ski masks. Last seen southbound on Sunset, on foot. The police have a K-9 assisting in the search for the suspects.
On 11/9/16 at 5:51 p.m. Rockford Police responded to an armed robbery to the Vaughn’s Home Furnishing store located at 3833 Auburn St. Preliminary investigations revealed that two suspects wearing ski masks entered the store just before closing time. One of the suspects was armed with a handgun and ordered all the employees to lay on the ground. No one was injured and there were not any customers in the store at the time of the robbery. The suspects made off with cash and were last seen running south bound from the business.