Rockford Cab Driver Robbed at Gunpoint

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A local cab driver is robbed while responding to fare early Monday morning.

It happened in the 1000 block of Garfield Avenue shortly after midnight. When the driver arrived, he was approached by a suspect carrying a handgun. The suspect demanded cash before getting away on foot.

He is described as a black male in his early 20s, 5’9” to 5’11”, skinny build, wearing a red hooded sweatshirt and blue jeans at the time of the incident. His face was covered with a brown scarf.

Police brought in a K9 unit to search for the suspect, but were unsuccessful.

Anyone with information is asked to call Rockford Police.

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