West Rockford Auto Shop Robbed

By WTVO WQRF Newsroom

Published 06/19 2014 11:44AM

Updated 06/19 2014 11:45AM

ROCKFORD - An armed robber targets Auto Zone.

The robbery happened at the Auto Zone on Auburn Street just before 9pm Wednesday.  Police say a single suspect pulled out a semi-automatic handgun and pointed it at an employee.  He demanded cash and forced the worker to open the store's safe.

The suspect got away with cash.  Police describe as a black male, between 20 and 30 years old, and about 6'0 tall.  He was last seen wearing a gray hooded sweatshirt.

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