34-year old Rockford man arrested for strong arm robbery to Dollar General

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ROCKFORD, Ill. (WIFR) – A 34-year old Rockford man is arrested for a strong arm robbery to a Dollar General.

Police say they were called to the Dollar General at 1015 Charles Street for a strong arm robbery. A victim of the robbery said a white male punched him and stole his groceries while he stood in the foyer of the store. The man fled on foot and was found near 1st Street and Jefferson Street. After a short chase, 34-year old Justin R. Martin of Rockford was arrested.

Martin is charged with robbery, aggravated battery and resisting arrest.