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Rockford Police warn of suspicious person
Online Staff Report
Detectives from the Rockford Police Department are investigating a suspicious incident they say occurred around 8 a.m., Monday, Feb. 24, near the intersection of Elm Street and Howard Avenue.
Witnesses say a white male in his 40s approached a group of female juveniles and attempted to lure them into his pickup truck.
Detectives say the suspect is unshaven and was wearing a baseball hat and a black jacket. The suspect vehicle is a green or teal 1990s Chevrolet pickup with a standard cab.
Police say the same man was seen earlier Monday in the 200 block of South Central Avenue, near Ellis Arts Academy.
Anyone with information is urged to call the Rockford Police shift commander at (815) 987-5824 or Crime Stoppers at (815) 963-7867.