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Suspect Follows Victim, Robs Her At Apartment

ROCKFORD - A woman is followed and held at gunpoint early Monday morning.

ROCKFORD - A woman is followed and held at gunpoint early Monday morning.

It happened around 2:13am in the 300 block of Dawn Avenue.  Police say the victim walked to a friend's apartment from the Mobil Gas Station at 321 N. Alpine.  Upon arriving, an unknown black male put a gun to her head and demanded money.

The victim gave up her money, but then told him she had more in her friend's apartment.  The victim then knocked on the friend's door.  When the friend answered, the victim rushed inside and was able to close the door on the suspect.

As the suspect tried to break in, the victim and her friend fled the apartment.  The suspect eventually got inside.

Police describe the suspect as a black male, 25 years-old, 5'5", and 150 pounds.  He was last seen wearing a blue "puffy" vest and a white hoody.

No one was hurt.

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