On 8/19/18 at 10:22 p.m. the Rockford Police Department responded to the 2000 block of S. 5th St for an armed robbery to a delivery driver. The victim was making a delivery when he was approached by three suspects who were armed with a handgun. The suspects demanded and took the food and money before fleeing the area westbound on foot. The victim was not injured.
The suspects were described as follows:
Suspect 1 – Black male, 6’0”, 180 lbs, mid 20’s, wearing a black hat and a black or gray jacket armed with a handgun.
Suspect 2 – Black male, 5’9”, 160 lbs, mid 20’s, short black hair, wearing a black t-shirt and jeans.
Suspect 3 – Black male, 5’9”, 150 lbs, mid 20’s, wearing a black hoodie and jeans.
Sources are reporting another delivery driver has been robbed in Rockford.
It happened on the East side, near 2027 S 5th st
Suspects are described as 2 black males around 20 years old around 6 feet. Last seen on foot westbound.
There has been a rash of violent attacks and robberies to delivery drivers in the Rockford area recently.