Attempted Armed Robbery To Business in Rockford

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On Wednesday, October 12th, 2016 at approximately 0026 hours, officers responded to Fas Mart, 3302 11th St in reference to an Attempted Armed Robbery. The cashier on duty advised she was cleaning a machine when the black male suspect walked in through the main entrance. The suspect had a black semi-automatic handgun in one hand, as he jumped over the front counter. The cashier advised as soon as she saw the weapon, she started screaming and ran into a cooler which led to a back door, where she exited the store. The cashier advised that when she yelled, the suspect immediately fled the store through the front door. The suspect ran southbound through the parking lot. It does not appear at this time that anything was taken. The cashier was not injured. The suspect is described as a black male, approximately 5’9″ with a medium build. He was wearing a blue hoody (which was up) with white writing down both sleeves. There is no further description.




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