32-year-old Rockford man arrested for local bank robbery

Published: Oct. 12, 2018 at 10:12 AM CDT
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Updated Oct. 12, 3:25 p.m.

Dion Dixon, 32, of Rockford has been arrested following an FBI investigation of a Friday morning at Associated Bank.

Dixon was charged with aggravated robbery.

Police say they learned the robbery suspect entered the bank, implied he had a weapon and demanded money from a worker.

Officers found the suspect near the intersection of 11th Street and Broadway.

Dixon was taken into custody. He is being held in Winnebago County Jail in lieu of a bail.

Dixon is considered innocent unless proven guilty by the court of law.


We've received confirmation of a bank robbery on 11th Street Friday morning.

Rockford police responded to the call around 9:15 a.m.

No one was hurt during the incident.

An FBI Task Force is investigating.

We have a reporter on scene.

We'll keep you posted with updates as we receive them.