On November 5th., 2016, at 8:29 PM, the Rockford Police Department responded to the Equator Tan at 3246 S. Alpine Rd. for an Armed Robbery. Upon arrival officers met with the employee of the business who advised shortly before calling the police an armed suspect had entered the premises and robbed the establishment. The suspect took money from the cash register and personal property belonging to the employee. The suspect was last seen fleeing the area southbound on foot. The suspect is described as a 20-30 year old white male, 6’0 in height, and weighing 150 lbs. He was last seen wearing a gray hoodie, blue bandanna, and black pants. He was armed with a black handgun. A K-9 Unit from the Loves Park Police Department responded to assist.
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