Search for suspect in armed robbery on Rockford's east side

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ROCKFORD, Ill. (WIFR) -- Just after 11 last night a business in the 2700 block of Charles Street was robbed by an armed suspect. There are no details yet on what kind of weapon the suspect had, but he demanded money from the clerk and took off with an undisclosed amount of cash. No one was injured.

The suspect was described as a black male, early to late 20s, 5’4″, 170 lbs., wearing a gray hooded sweatshirt, with dark pants.This is an ongoing investigation. Anyone with information is asked to call the Rockford Police Department at 815-966-2900 or Crimestoppers at 815-963-7867.