Man Attempts to Rob Rockford Dollar General with Toy Gun

ROCKFORD (WIFR) -- Rockford police say a masked man attempted to rob the Dollar General, 3600 E State St., with a plastic toy gun.

Employees as you can imagine were startled until workers realized the gun was fake. When the suspect accidentally broke it while attempting to hit a manager.

Police say the toy was likely stolen from the store..

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