Pizza Delivery Driver Robbed in Rockford


On September 27th., 2016, at 8:59 PM., the Rockford Police Department responded to an armed robbery that took place at Crosby Street and N. Longwood Street. Upon arrival officers met with the victim who was a delivery driver for a local pizza restaurant. The victim advised that he had exited his vehicle to make a delivery when he was approached by two suspects. One was armed with a handgun and both demanded his money. The victim turned the money and food over to the suspects and then ran from the area. The suspects as well fled the area in an unknown direction. Food and money were taken in the robbery. The victim was not injured. The suspects are both described as black males, 20 to 25 years of age, and one was in possession of a silver handgun.
At the time of this post there was no additional details.


Local Resteraunt Hit by Gunfire in Rockford

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This afternoon several officers were dispatched to the area of E State st and Longwood in reference to shots being fired. The nearby Wendys was struck multiple times by the gunfire. No reports of injuries. No suspect information since the Rockford police are encrypted.

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