Man uses knife to rob a Rockford Family Dollar

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ROCKFORD, Ill. (WIFR) -- A man gets away with some cash after robbing a Rockford Family Dollar around 12:30 p.m. Wednesday in the 500 block of North Springfield Avenue.

Rockford police say the man entered the business with a knife and demanded money from the cashier.

Employees told police he got away in a white SUV.

Police reportedly found the SUV and a suspect matching the description given to them a short time later. The man who matched the description was interviewed by detectives.

This is an ongoing investigation. Anyone with information is encouraged to contact the Rockford Police Department or Crime Stoppers.