Rockford Scanner™: Aggravated Robbery in Rockford, Police Investigating


Date: 06/04/2019 2:33 am
Location: 2225 W. Riverside Blvd.

On Tuesday, June 4th, 2019 at 02:33 am Rockford Police Officers were dispatched to the area of 2225 W. Riverside Blvd. reference an Aggravated Robbery which had just occurred. The victim indicated they were returning to their vehicle when they were approached by a juvenile who demanded money and acted as though they were armed with a handgun. The victim fled the scene and called 911. Officers located 2 juveniles hiding in the area and they were taken into custody. A toy gun was recovered. Charges pending review by the Winnebago County State’s Attorney’s Office.

This is an ongoing investigation. Anyone with information concerning this incident is encouraged to contact the Rockford Police Department, or CrimeStoppers at 815 963 STOP (7867)