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Rockford Police searching for a man in connection with two armed robberies

Rockford Police searching for a man in connection with two armed robberies

At about 4 a.m. Tuesday, officers were called to a convenience store at 3410 W. USA 501 in reference to an armed robbery, the release from Sgt. Darren Alston states. Police said a man walked into the gas station, demanded money and left. He then knocked merchandise to the floor and took the cash register.

Investigators are looking for a suspect in a closing-time robbery at a Vestal business.

The victim of the carjacking refused to pursue charges, but charges were pending against the man for the robbery, police said. Both ran away towards Lincoln Ave. There were no injuries reported. Troopers searched the area, but were unable to find them.

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Officer Sands says one of the asailants is described as a light-skinned man, 5 foot 8, roughly 170lbs with a face covering. The second suspect is apparently described as wearing dark trousers, a black coat, a gray face mask, a gray hooded sweatshirt, blue latex gloves, and gray shoes or boots.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police at either department.


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