Rockford Scanner™: Restaurant Robbed in Rockford

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ARMED ROBBERY: On Monday, December 3, 2018, shortly before 6:00 a.m., Rockford Police officers responded to Burger King (2334 11th Street) for an armed robbery. Upon arrival, officers found out that an armed suspect held up three employees at the restaurant. The suspect took cellphones and money from the safe that he forced an employee to open. No one was hurt. The suspect is described as a black male between 25-30 years old, about 6’0” tall, last seen wearing a black ski mask, brown coat and black pants. The suspect fled the area in a silver car with tinted windows.

Anyone with information on either incident should contact Rockford Police at 815-966-2900 or Rockford Area Crime Stoppers at 815-963-7867.

Sources are reporting that the Burger King on 11th st was robbed yesterday (Monday) morning.

A black male approx. 25 years old wearing dark clothing, had robbed the Burger King.

Suspect fled in a Silver vehicle with tinted windows.