UPDATE: Man Barricaded in Rockford Business

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UPDATE:  The standoff at a Rockford business has ended peacefully.

Police say a man overdosed on medication and began acting erratically.  The business was cleared out and police called.

After about a three-hour standoff, he gave himself up and is currently at the hospital undergoing a mental evaluation.


Police are at the scene of a Rockford business after a man barricaded himself inside.

Rockford Police, Winnebago County Sheriff’s Police and fire trucks are at the scene of ML Farms in the 5000 block of 11th St. for a standoff situation.

It’s a developing situation and few details are available at this time.

More updates as we get them.

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