UPDATE: Rockford man sentenced for Dollar General robbery

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Updated March 6, 2018, 8:54 p.m.

UPDATE: ROCKFORD, Ill. (WIFR) - Eight years, that's how long a Rockford man is expected to spend behind bars for robbing an area Dollar General.

Hector Correa-Rios pled guilty to robbing the Kishwaukee Street Dollar General back in Nov. Investigators say Correa-Rios implied he had a weapon before grabbing cash from the register and running off.

No one was hurt in the robbery.


Posted November 14, 2017, 7:23 p.m.

ROCKFORD, Ill. (WIFR) - Police arrest a Rockford man they believe robbed the Dollar General on the city's south side Sunday.

39-year-old Hector Correa-Rios is charged with aggravated robbery.

Investigators say Correa-Rios walked into the Dollar General at 1405 Kishwaukee street, implied that he had a weapon and demanded the employee open the register.

He then grabbed some cash and ran.

Correa-Rios's bond is set at $250,000.

Correa-Rios is considered innocent until proven guilty.