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Man, woman wanted in Rockford home invasion

Staff Report

ROCKFORD –  Investigators are searching for a two people they say committed the offense of home invasion in the near-east side of the city earlier this week.

Police responded the scene, a home in the 1600 block of of South Fifth Street, Wednesday, June 3 to investigate the incident, which occurred the previous

“When they arrived, officers learned that the victim was asleep on her couch when two unknown suspects, a male and female, entered the residence through a cut screen of the bedroom window,” Rockford Police Public Information Officer Michelle Marcomb said in a release.

Marcomb said the victim ran out of the house after being struck with a glass bottle by the female suspect.

The suspects stole two flat-screen TVs before fleeing in a maroon four-door vehicle.
They are described as a black man in his 40s, about 5-10, 190 pounds. He had short braids and was wearing a black t-shirt and blue jeans.

The second suspect is a black woman in her 30s. She’s 5-5 and weighs around 200 bounds. She also had short braids and was wearing a white tee and blue jean shorts. She was also described as having a “squeaky” voice.

Anyone with  information is urged to contact the Rockford Police Department at 815-966-2900, or leave an anonymous tip with Rockford Area Crime Stoppers at 815-963-7867.

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