Man Steals TV from Walmart, Gets Away After Brandishing Knife


Police are a looking for a man who stole a television from a west Rockford Walmart.

It happened shortly after 5 a.m. at the Walmart at 3902 W. Riverside. Loss prevention officers observed a man take a cart back to the electronics section, put a large TV in the cart then proceed to the front of the store. He walked past the cash registers and out the door.

Officers approached the man and he brandished a knife and yelled at staff members. He placed the TV in his van and drove off.

The suspect is described as a black male, 5’6” and 140 pounds in his 40s. He drove away in a silver Plymouth Voyager with Ohio license plates.

No one was injured in the incident.

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