On Friday, February 10th, 2017 at approximately 3:35 p.m., the Rockford Police Department responded to Harvard State Bank, 2470 Eastrock Dr., in reference to a report of an armed robbery. Upon Rockford Police’s arrival, it was learned a suspect entered the bank and demanded money. The suspect was armed with a knife during the course of the robbery and fled the bank with an undisclosed amount of money. No one was injured during the incident.
The suspect is described as a white male, approximately 60 years old, 6’0” tall, 150 lbs, salt and pepper color hair, unshaven, wearing a tan hat, navy blue hooded sweatshirt and blue jeans. Photos attached.
This is a joint investigation with the Rockford Police Department and the Federal Bureau of Investigation. No further information is available for release at this time
Details are minimal right now: The Harvard Bank in the 2400 bloc of East Rock, Near harrison was robbed. The suspect is a white male, unshaven, in his 50’s, thin build and dark clothing and armed with a pocket knife. he was last seen on foot from the bank.