Man sentenced to six years behind bars for 2017 armed robbery

ROCKFORD, Ill. (WIFR) -- A 25-year-old man is sentenced to six years behind bars after a 2017 armed robbery.

Police say they responded to a robbery call back in December of 2017. Investigators say the victim was showing rental properties to perspective tenants when Jayln Verner entered the home with a gun and demanded money.

Verner pleaded guilty to the armed robbery. He will be on mandatory supervised release for three years once he is released from prison.