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On Wednesday December 19th, 2018 at 7:28pm, Rockford Officer’s responded to 3201 Gilbert Ave in reference to an attempted robbery.
Through further investigation, they learned that the suspect called in a pizza delivery for that address and attempted to rob the pizza delivery person in the parking lot.
The suspect held a loaded rifle magazine in his hand, pointed it at the delivery person, and demanded property from him. A struggle ensued between both individuals prior to the suspect fleeing on foot southbound.
No property was taken and the victim was not injured.
The suspect was described as a black male, approximately 27-35 years of age, 5’08”, 155 pounds, wearing a black hooded sweatshirt and black pants.
This is an on-going investigation. Anyone with information is asked to call the Rockford Police at 815-966-2900, or Rockford Area Crime Stoppers (815) 963-7867.
Sources are reporting an armed robbery that happened in Rockford.
Numerous police and police k-9 are on scene of an armed robbery in the 3200 block of Gilbert. (Near Kilburn)
The victim is a pizza delivery driver
Suspects got away, police are searching the area.
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