ROCKFORD (WIFR) – A Rockford man is in jail tonight after he was arrested for allegedly trying to rob a west-side gas station.
Police say 22-year-old Michael Ellzy walked into the BP on Auburn Street around noon, pointed a gun at the clerk, and demanded money. Police say he pistol-whipped the clerk during the struggle but left without getting money.
Police took Ellzy into custody near the gas station. The clerk is expected to be okay.
Viewers with disabilities can get assistance accessing this station's FCC Public Inspection File by contacting the station with the information listed below. Questions or concerns relating to the accessibility of the FCC's online public file system should be directed to the FCC at 888-225-5322, 888-835-5322 (TTY), or email@example.com.