Armed robbery to Rockford video poker parlor

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A video poker business is robbed by an armed gunman early Tuesday morning.

At 6:55 a.m., Rockford Police say they responded to Ms. Jill’s Video Poker and Slots at 4343 E. State Street where an armed robbery had been committed. 

Witnesses say a black male, 5’6″, 160 lbs, wearing a tan coat and black ski-mask, entered the business with a handgun and demanded money from the clerk.

The suspect then fled the scene. No customers were in the business at the time of the robbery. No one was injured.

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