Suspect Evades Rockford Police


A suspect led police on a chase and successfully evaded officers.

Officers chased a suspect to a dead end near Lenora Street and Michigan Avenue on the city’s southwest side just before 10pm.  An officer on scene told us the suspect got out of the car and ran through a wooded area.

Officers brought in a K9 unit to track the suspect down, but to no avail.  At 10:30pm, officers told Eyewitness News they are terminating the search.  It’s unknown why the suspect ran from police in the first place.  There are no reports of any injuries.

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