Sources are reporting an armed robbery at a local gas station. 

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 Sources are reporting a violent armed robbery at a local gas station. 

It happened overnight at the BP Gas Station in the 500 block of N Lyford. 

Several sources said there was a violent armed robbery at this location. 

The alleged suspect then went across the street to the Mobil. 

Unknown if the Mobil was robbed also, or if that is where the suspect just fled too. 

According to the call logs, police did not label this as an armed robbery, but as an “In progress, life safety” 

Sources said the police chase that spanned a few counties, involved the possible suspect. 

Details on the police chase, on our website at http://rockfordscanner.com/?p=33468

Sources said the vehicle and gun were both stolen. 

Update from RS Source: my wife and I are the ones that he attempted to rob and it wasn’t violent he poked his head in the door tried to get us to let him fill his tank yes he had a gun but he never got violent once the initial shock wore off I grabbed a couple knives and chased his ass out the store






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