On Wednesday, November 2, 2016 at approximately 9:15 a.m., the Rockford Police Department responded to U.S. Bank, 3210 11th Street, in reference to a report of an attempted bank robbery. Upon Rockford Police’s arrival, the suspect had fled the scene. No one was injured and no money was taken.
At approximately 9:54 a.m., the Rockford Police Department responded to PNC Bank, 225 N. Court Street, in reference to a report of an armed robbery. Upon Rockford Police’s arrival, a suspect, matching the same description as the 11th Street incident, had fled the scene with an undisclosed amount of money.
The suspect is described as a black male, approximately 6’0, with long dreads which may be a wig, wearing dark clothing and a Halloween “Jason” type hockey mask with red markings.
This is a joint investigation with the Rockford Police Department and the Federal Bureau of Investigation. No further information is available for release at this time. Additional information will be released as it becomes available.
Around 10 am this morning a suspect robbed the PNC bank at 225 N Court St. in Rockford. The suspect is described as a black male with dreads and wearing a Jason Halloween mask. He fled southwest from the bank and then into a Grey vehicle.