Rockford Scanner™: Man Robbed A LOcal Cell Phone Store

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NOTE: Winnebago County Sheriff Office (Or any local police departments) RARELY releases any press releases, so do not expect an update on this story. Sorry, but this is what happens when they encrypted.

On Tuesday December 11, 2018 at 6:54pm, Rockford Officers responded to the Boost Mobil located at 3201 Auburn St in reference to an armed robbery that just occurred. The suspect entered into the business at closing time and demanded money from the two employees. The suspect was armed with a black handgun.

Both employees complied and provided the suspect with an unspecified amount of money. The suspect fled the business on foot. He was described as a black male, armed with a black handgun, and wearing a dark blue / gray hooded jacket, yellow scarf across face, black pants, and black shoes. There were no customers in the business at the time of the robbery. No persons were injured during the incident.

This is an ongoing investigation. Anyone with information is encouraged to call the Rockford Police at 815-966-2900, or Rockford Area Crime Stoppers (815) 963-7867.


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