Suspect Wanted After Armed Robbery

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ROCKFORD (WIFR) -- Police are still looking for a man who robbed two people at gunpoint. It happened on the 900 block of Furman Street around 8 p.m. Monday night.

Police say the victims were walking along the sidewalk when a man approached asking for a lighter and when they didn’t have one, he pulled out a gun. The suspect stole one of the victim’s cellphone and took off.

The victims suffered no injuries.

The suspect is described as 6’ 2” tall and somewhere in his early 20s. He was last seen wearing a brown fitted cap, black sweat shirt, a white t-shirt, and dark jeans.

If you have any information on this crime please contact Rockford Police at 815-987-5824.

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