East Rockford Bank Robbed, Police Search for Suspect

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Police respond to a reported bank robbery in downtown Rockford.

Authorities arrived to the scene two minutes after receiving the robbery call at 9:15 Thursday morning at the U.S. Bank in the 1100 block of E. State Street.

Police are searching for a suspect described as a black male, 6′ tall, wearing a white, backwards cap and tan shorts. They say the man entered the bank and demanded money, but never showed or implied a weapon. He got away with an undisclosed amount of cash.

He fled the scene on foot. A K-9 Unit was called in, but no arrests have been made.

There were no injuries.

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