Rockford Scanner™: RPD Reporting 2 Violent Crimes Last Night



ARMED ROBBERY: On Monday, August 21 shortly before 8 p.m., Rockford Police officers responded to an armed robbery to a citizen. Upon arrival, officers learned that two men were walking in the 1100 block of Ferguson Street when a red, four door car pulled up alongside them. The driver, armed with a handgun, and a backseat passenger got out and confronted the two men. One victim ran away, the other was robbed. No one was hurt. The driver is described as a black male with dreadlocks in his early twenties, approximately 5’7”, 150 lbs, last seen wearing blue jeans and no shirt, but a black shirt wrapped around his face. The passenger is described as a black male in his early twenties, 5’11”, 150 lbs, wearing a gray jacket and gold skull cap. A surveillance photo of the suspect vehicle is posted


Rockford Police are reporting 2 violent crimes that happened last night.

The first incident happened in the 1100 block of Ferguson just before 8 pm.  RPD reporting an “In Progress Person: Shooting/Stabbing/Armed Robbery”

The second incident happened near 1132 Jackson st in Rockford around 8:20 pm. RPD is reporting an “In Progress: Home Invasion, Burglary”

No suspects description, due to the encryption.

It is safe to assume the suspects probably fled the scene and are still roaming the streets of Rockford to commit more crimes.

No other information at this time.