Police investigate home invasion on Applewood Lane

Online Staff Report

Rockford Police are investigating a home invasion that occurred in the early morning hours of Tuesday, Dec. 16, in the 3500 block of Applewood Lane.

Two adult victims told police a black male, about 6-foot-4 with a thin, muscular build, wearing a gray or tan sweatshirt and dark stocking cap forced entry into their home.

According to the victims, the man pointed a handgun at them and demanded money and jewelry. The victims complied with the suspect’s demand. The suspect then fled the home in an unknown direction.

Anyone with information about the incident should contact the Rockford Police Shift Commander at (815) 987-5824 or Crime Stoppers at (815) 963-7867.

Posted Dec. 17, 2014

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