From the RPD:
On Tuesday, February 07, 2017 around 4:45pm Officers responded to Marianna’s Hair Styling at 2609 Charles St. in reference to an armed robbery. Upon arrival officers learned a younger white male had entered the business armed with a handgun. The suspect demanded money. One of the employees gave the suspect cash. The suspect then fled the business.
The suspect is described as a white male in his 20s, 5’2 tall, weighing about 125 lbs. A surveillance photo of the suspect taken from a security camera in the area of the robbery is attached.
Anyone with information regarding this incident or the identity of the suspect is asked to contact the Rockford Police Department Investigations Bureau 779-500-6551 or Crime Stoppers 815-963-7867.
Witnesses described the suspect as:
White Male, 5’2-5’6 thin build. Black or dark grey hoodie and black jeans.
This is an on-going investigation
Around 4:42 pm today another armed robbery happened. This one happened at 2609 Charles st at Marianna’s Hairstyling. The suspect is a thin white male with freckles and a goatee and wearing dark clothing. They have requested a police K-9 to assist. No other information.