On 8/28/17 at 0014 hours Officers responded to 1000 block of Garfield Ave for an Armed Robbery to a Cab Driver.
Upon arrival Officer spoke to the Victim who stated he was dispatched to 1000 block of Garfield Ave for a fare.
Upon arrival the Suspect which he described as a black male, 5’9” – 5’11”, skinny, early 20’s, wearing a red hooded sweatshirt, blue jeans, and a brown scarf covering his face, approached him, armed with a hand gun and demanded the Victims money before fleeing the area north bound between the houses.
The Victim was not injured during this incident. K-9 track was conducted but met with negative results.
Around 12:30 am there was a robbery in Rockford. A citizen was robbed at gunpoint. Sounds like it may have been a delivery driver, but not yet confirmed. It happened near 1037 Garfield. The suspect is a black male around 5’10 wearing a scarf over his face and a red shirt and blue jeans. Armed with a gun. Last seen running from the scene between the nearby houses.