Police in search of suspect in Dec. 20 Family Dollar, Domino’s Pizza robberies
Online Staff Report
Rockford police are in search of a suspect in two armed robberies that occurred Dec. 20.
Tyler Wickson, 22, of Machesney Park, Ill., is wanted for the Dec. 20 armed robberies of Family Dollar, 3124 N. Rockton Ave., and Domino’s Pizza, 2922 N. Main St.
An arrest warrant has been issued for Wickson on the two armed robbery charges. Anyone with information about the whereabouts of Wickson is encouraged to contact the Rockford Police Shift Commander at (815) 987-5824 or Crime Stoppers at (815) 963-7867.
Shortly before 5:30 p.m., Dec. 20, Rockford police responded to the Family Dollar Store on North Rockton Avenue in reference to an armed robbery. Upon arrival, officers were advised the suspect entered the business, displayed a knife and demanded the money from the cash register. The suspect was given an undisclosed amount of money and fled the store.
Shortly after 11 p.m., Dec. 20, Rockford police responded to the Domino’s Pizza on North Main Street in reference to an armed robbery. Upon arrival, officers were advised the suspect entered the business armed with a knife. The suspect approached the clerk, displayed the knife and demanded the money from the register. The suspect fled from the store with an undisclosed amount of money.
The suspect in both armed robbery incidents was very similar in description. After follow-up investigation, Rockford police detectives determined Wickson was the suspect in both cases.
Posted Dec. 27, 2012
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