Rockford Scanner®: Couple Of Robberies At Local Businesses Being Reported, Also A House Fire

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Sources reporting a few scenes in Rockford.

  • Subway at 3021 Rockton ave: Source said a possible robbery
  • Walgreens at 2525 S Alpine: Sources said a possible robbery
  • 911 Whitman st: House fire (Stove on fire)

As you know RPD are encrypted, so we can’t confirm anything right now.  No suspect information, due to the encryption.


On 11-12-18 at 8:09 hours Officers responded to Walgreens, 2525 S. Alpine Rd., in reference to an armed robbery to the business. The suspect entered the store and approached the cashier. He displayed a knife and demanded money. The suspect then took an undetermined amount of money and fled the area on foot.

The suspect is described as a white male, 30-35 years old, 175 pounds, wearing a black coat and darker pants with a black hat.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Rockford Police or Winnebago County Crime Stoppers.

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