ROCKFORD - A man is under arrest, accused of holding up a local gas station.
Michael Ellzy, 22, was arrested this afternoon. Police say he's behind an armed robbery at the BP Gas Station at 3721 Auburn Street.
It happened around noon Monday. The clerk says Ellzy pointed a gun at him and demanded cash. The clerk, though, fought back. Ellzy then allegedly pistol whipped him then ran away without any cash.
Police officers located Ellzy and arrested him. He's charged with attempted armed robbery with a firearm and aggravated battery.