Overnight Crime in Rockford

Attempted Armed Robbery at the Cliffbreakers Hotel

ROCKFORD (WIFR) -- A scary situation for some guest staying at the Cliffbreakers hotel, after a guy forces his way into their room and tries to rob them at gun point.

Rockford police were called to Cliffbreakers Lexington River Suites just before midnight for an attempted armed robbery. Police say the suspect knocked on the hotel room door and when the guests inside answered he forced his way into the room demanding money. The suspect was armed with a silver semi-automatic hand gun. We're told four guest, one man and three women were inside at the time. A fight broke out between suspect and the guy staying in the room. After that the suspect ran away without taking anything. No one was hurt.



Armed Robbery at Rockford Dollar Store

ROCKFORD (WIFR) -- Rockford police are looking for two men that held up a local Dollar Store at gun point. It happened Thursday night just after 7:30 p.m. in the 2200 block of Charles Street. The suspects were able to get away with cash. No on was hurt.


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