A masked gunman gets away empty handed from one Rockford bank before successfully robbing a different bank less than an hour later.
Police say a suspect, described as a heavier black male, 6′ tall with dreadlocks, wearing a Jason-style mask, made famous in the movie “Friday the 13th,” entered the U.S. Bank on 11th Street in an attempt to rob the bank. When officers arrived, they learned he had fled the scene with no money. No one was hurt.
Then, about a half an hour later, the same suspect entered the PNC Bank at on N. Court Street. This time he got away with an undisclosed amount of cash. There were no injuries there either.
The suspect fled the scene, police continue to search for him. Surveillance photos of the suspect are attached to this article.
Anyone with information on the robbery is asked to call Rockford Police.