UPDATE: Police investigate Monday morning bank robbery
Online Staff Report
Updated: Tuesday, June 6
The Rockford Police Department is investigating a Monday morning (June 6) bank robbery at Northwest Bank, 3106 N. Rockton Ave.
Officials said a man wearing black clothing and armed with a handgun entered the bank and demanded cash from the tellers at approximately 10 a.m.
The suspect fled on foot with an undisclosed amount of money and got into a gray sedan parked on the 3000 block of Ellen Ave. A black female was driving the vehicle, police said.
The suspect is described as a black male in his 20s, approximately 5-feet, 9-inches tall with a slim build. He was wearing a black baseball cap, black shirt, black shorts and black shoes.
Deputy Police Chief Greg Lindmark said the suspect was in the bank before the robbery inquiring about opening an account.
Anyone with information is urged to call the Rockford Police Department at (815) 967-6976.
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