Business Robbery Very Close To RPD District 2 HQ
On Tuesday, July 16, 2019, shortly before 1:30 p.m., Rockford Police Patrol Officers responded to El Pueblo Mexican Restaurant (1527 Broadway) in reference to a strong arm robbery. Upon arrival, officers learned a suspect entered the restaurant, threatened an employee and took an undisclosed amount of cash from the register.
The suspect then fled westbound on Broadway before heading south on Arbor Court where officers believe he got into a vehicle. No one was hurt during the incident.
The suspect is described as a black male, approximately 30 years old, 5’9”, 200 pounds, last seen wearing a black shirt and brown pants.