Armed Robbery at Payless Shoes

ROCKFORD (WIFR) -- Rockford Police say an armed robbery occurred at Payless Shoes in the 6000 block of E. State Street.

The alleged suspect is said to have entered the store and demanded money from the clerk. The suspect is said to be a man about 6' 2" and 220 lbs wearing a tan jacket and a scarf. The man implied that he had a weapon. An unknown amount of money was taken and the suspect was last seen exiting the store on foot in an unknown direction.

No injuries were reported.

An update will be given as more information becomes available.


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