Rockford Police investigate after suspect robs Dollar Tree


ROCKFORD, Ill. (WTVO) ─ A suspect robbed a Dollar Tree store at 6340 E. State Street Friday night.

According to Rockford Police, as the victim was in the office counting cash around 9:15 p.m., a suspect entered the office and pointed a gun at the victim’s head, demanding cash.

Then, the suspect ushered two other store employees into the office at gunpoint, before fleeing southward, toward Old Chicago.

Police say the victims described the suspect as a tall black male with braided hair, wearing a blue medical mask and blue medical gloves, an Adidas jacket, black sweat pants, and armed with a silver handgun.

No one was hurt.

Anyone with information should call Rockford Police at 815-966-2900, or Rockford Area Crime Stoppers at 888-769-STOP(7867).

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