Rockford Police search for armed robbery suspect

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ROCKFORD, Ill. (WTVO) — Around 6:30 p.m. on Monday, Rockford Police reported an armed robber was on the loose.

The incident happened at 414 E. State Street near Wired Cafe in Rockford. The suspect is being described as a 5’8 230lb black male approximately 40 years old.

Police say he was wearing all black clothing with a maroon colored backpack. He was armed with a pistol and was last seen fleeing northbound from the scene.

We’ll bring you more details as they develop.

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