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Rockford Scanner™: Close Call With A Armed Subject Being Reported In Loves Park Today




Where: 6307 N 2nd St (Dollar Tree)
When: Approximately 3:30 pm

Brief synopsis of what may have happened:

A close call with a armed subject is being reported to us today…

At approximately 3:30 this afternoon at 6307 N 2nd Street in Loves Park, the Dollar Tree, a man inside the store apparently saw someone he had a beef with because a witness on scene described watching the man run out the store to a vehicle to retrieve a firearm.

The store manager was reportedly alerted to the situation and reacted quickly and was able to stop the armed man from entering the store.

The man apparently fled before police arrived.

It’s unknown at this time if he has been apprehended.

Loves Park police are currently investigating this incident and haven’t released information as of yet.

Their call logs do indicate they responded to a “In Progress Person Life Safety” at this location today.

If you have any information on this incident, please contact the Loves Park Police Department.

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