Rockford Scanner™: 4 Suspects Just Robbed A Local Business, Get Away. Police Investigating.


Sources reporting another business in Rockford has been robbed at gunpoint.

From the RPD: On 10/7/18 at 5:17pm Rockford Police Officers responded to the METRO PCS store in the 1000 block of Broadway for a report of an armed robbery to business. Officers learned that four black male suspects, one who was armed with a handgun, entered the store and demanded money.  Two other black male suspects remained outside the front of the store.  The suspects took money and merchandise before fleeing the area on foot from the store.  The victim was not injured.  This is an ongoing investigation and anyone with information is encouraged to call the Rockford Police Department or Crimestoppers at 815-966-2900.

The Metro PCS in the 1000 block of Broadway was robbed just a few minutes ago.

Suspects are all black males around 16 years old, 3 of them wearing dark hoodies and the 4th suspect is wearing a blue hoody. All armed with guns.

Suspects robbed the store, while others stood guard outside the business.

They were last seen on foot from the business, headed westbound.

No injuries have been reported.