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Rockford Scanner™: Good Job Rockford PD, 1 Person Detained After A Possible Robbery To A Business, That Prompted A School To Go On Lockdown


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 RS source: Video of the capture

Where: N Rockton Ave 
When: around 1:30 pm

Brief synopsis of what may have happened:

We have been getting reports of a heavy police presence in the area of West Middle School, located at 1900 N Rockton Avenue in Rockford.

West was placed on a temporary lockdown as a result.

We are unsure what prompted the lockdown,
a few reports are saying a possible armed robbery and/or shots fired in the area.

We will update when/if we receive further information.

The Rockford Police Department hasn’t released any information on this incident.

Per RPS 205-

WEST MIDDLE SCHOOL FAMILIES: West Middle School was briefly on lockdown as a precaution because of nearby police activity. Students and staff remain safe, and the lockdown is lifted. Thank you for your cooperation and understanding.

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