Home invasion: Group of armed men breaks into Rockford home occupied by juveniles, infant

Staff Report

ROCKFORD – Local authorities are on the lookout for a group of suspects they say broke into a home occupied by three juveniles and an infant and stole property early Wednesday.

According to Rockford Police Public Information Officer Christie Castillo, at around 2:45 a.m., police were dispatched to the 1100 block of 19th Street to investigate a reported home invasion.

Castillo said the incident occurred at around 1 a.m., when five or six armed men entered a residence occupied by a woman, three juveniles and an infant. One of the suspects stole the woman’s cell phone. Other property from the house, including electronics and cash, was also taken. 

No injuries were reported. The incident does not appear to be random.

Anyone with information should contact Rockford Police at 815-966-2900 or leave an anonymous
tip with Rockford Area Crime Stoppers at 815-963-7867.

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