Man Arrested in connection with two robberies

ROCKFORD (WIFR) -- Police have arrested a man who they believe is responsible for robbing two local stores earlier this month.

Christopher Culbert, 26, is accused of stealing lottery tickets and several other items from the Tobacco hub on October 3rd. Police believe Culbert also robbed the Faust Market on October 8th. Investigators say during that incident, Culbert struck an employee with a glass bottle before taking money from the register. Culbert is currently being held in the Winnebago County Jail.