Armed Robbery Getaway Driver Sentenced to 18 Years

ROCKFORD (WIFR) -- The driver of a getaway car in two armed robberies in Rockford is heading to prison for 18 years.

Devante Egan, 21, pleaded guilty Monday to armed robbery. Prosecutors say Egan was behind the wheel of the car during an armed robbery at a business in the 3500 block of North Main Street in August 2010. Egan also says he was driving a car involved in robbing a mother and her child walking down the street in June 2011. Egan faced 30 years.

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