Woman robbed at gunpoint on S. Gardiner Avenue

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Police are looking for the suspect who robbed a 26-year-old woman at gunpoint as she sat in her car.

Rockford Police say the robbery happened around 11:30 p.m. on Friday, April 19th in the 200 block of South Gardiner Avenue.

The victim told officers she was sitting in her car when a older, red pickup truck pulled up next to her. A man got out and came over to her car asking for directions, when he pulled out a handgun and demanded her money.

Police say the suspect took her purse and money and fled the area.

The suspect is described as a white male approximately 25-30 years old, blue eyes, about 5’11”, 200 pounds, last seen wearing a red and black hooded sweatshirt and a red baseball cap.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Rockford Police at 815-966-2900 or Rockford Area Crime Stoppers at 815-963-7867.

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