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On Thursday November 15, 2018 at 5:06pm, Rockford Police Officers responded to the Dollar General located at 3214 Auburn St in reference to an armed robbery in progress. Upon arrival, Officers located the male suspect in the front parking lot and took him into custody without incident. The suspect was armed with a broken bottle and demanded money from the three female employees. The suspect did not get any money or property. No injuries were reported. This is an on-going investigation.
Note: RPD did not release the name of the suspect yet
Sources are reporting another Rockford business robbed.
This one happened a little bit ago (Approx. 5 PM) at the Dollar General on Auburn st. Sources are reporting crime scene tape on the doors and the crime scene unit there.
No suspect information, due to the encryption
Heather Hungate-Brown said: “Suspect was caught. He tried robbing the store with a broken bottle.”
RPD confirmed an “In Progress: Person”
In the past the local police have labeled the following types of crimes as this: Shooting, stabbing, robbery, kidnapping, death.