Today the Rockford Police Department and Crime Stoppers need your help to indentify the suspect involved in an attempted armed robbery which took place at this Mobil Station located at 2606 Broadway in Rockford, Illinois. The surveillance video you are now viewing shows the suspect as he entered the store on Friday, January 30th at approximately 11:30 pm. He approached the counter, removed a white plastic bag from his waistband and held it as if there was a gun inside the bag. He told the attendant to give him the money in the register and when the attendant had difficulty opening the register, the suspect ran from the store without obtaining any funds. The suspects appears to be a black male, in his 20's medium build and height. If you have information regarding this incident or have information regarding other criminal activity or wanted subjects call Crime Stoppers at 963-7867 or toll free at 1-888-769-STOP. Remember when you call, we never ask your name, our phones do not have caller ID and we pay cash rewards for information which solves crimes and leads to arrests.
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