UPDATE:Bank Robbery in East Rockford

Midwest Bank off Perryville and Riverside hit by lone robber

ROCKFORD - UPDATE 5:45p.m.- Authorities say a black male suspect entered the Midwest Community Bank and implied that he was armed and demanded money from a teller.

Police describe the suspect to be between 35 and 45 years old wearing glasses and a dark blue hoodie. He fled the scene in a larger white four door car and was heading north on Perryville. No one was injured inside of the bank. The suspect got away with cash.

Anyone with information should contact Rockford Police or Crimestoppers.

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Rockford Police are on the scene of bank robbery committed just after 3pm Friday afternoon.

Details are limited, but radio reports indicate a man walked into the Midwest Bank at the intersection of Riverside and Perryville and demanded cash.  It is not known at this time if he was armed.

More details as they become available.


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