NOTE: Winnebago County Sheriff Office (Or any local police departments) RARELY releases any press releases, so do not expect an update on this story. Sorry, but this is what happens when they encrypted.
On Tuesday December 11, 2018 at 8:11pm the Rockford Police Officers responded to the Little Caesars Pizza at 3108 N Rockton Ave, in reference to an armed robbery that just occurred. The suspect entered into the business and demanded money from the female cashier.
The suspect was armed with a black handgun. She complied and provided the suspect with an unspecified amount of money. The suspect fled the business on foot. He was described as a black male, armed with a black handgun, and wearing a navy blue jacket, yellow mask covering his face, and dark pants. There were two other employees and no customers in the business at the time of the robbery.
No persons were injured during the incident.
This is an ongoing investigation. Anyone with information is encouraged to call the Rockford Police at 815-966-2900, or Rockford Area Crime Stoppers (815) 963-7867.
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Sources reporting a few scenes in the Rockford area.
A citizen had their foot ran over by a vehicle in the 3200 block of Halsted. The victim had a foot injury and was transported to a local ER.
A few police squad cars just passed me heading west on Broadway from East Moreland very high rates of speed I don’t know what’s going on but it must be very serious for them doing at least double the speed limit on Broadway
Disabled vehicle Alpine south of Sandy Hollow near the speedway gas station PD on scene providing 10-46
Vehicle crashed into a pizza place building near 11th st, it was deep inside the building. Around 6 am.
Overdose near Blackhawk
Heavy police presence in the Alpine Ridge neighborhood.
On Thursday September 27th, 2018 at 8:24 pm Rockford Officers were dispatched to the area of 1100 21st Ave. reference an attempted armed robbery to a pizza delivery driver.
Officers learned the victim was in the area to deliver a pizza when approached by 3 subjects. One of the subjects was armed with a knife and demanded the pizza. A struggle ensued and the suspects fled the scene.
No injuries were reported.
Suspects were described 3 black males, approximately 5′ 5″, 150 lbs.
The suspects fled west bound on foot.
This is an on-going investigation. Anyone with information regarding this case is encouraged to contact the Rockford Police Department at (815) 966-2900 or Rockford Area Crimestoppers at (815) 963-7867.