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Police searching for suspect after attempting to steal a keg of beer

ROCKFORD (WREX) – Rockford Police say they are searching for a man after he tried to steal a keg of beer from the Rockford Country Club.

It happened Friday morning around 4 a.m.

Police say that a security guard confronted the suspect after he set off the alarm while trying to drag a keg of beer out of the building.

The suspect left the scene before police arrived. Officials say several bottles of alcohol were either destroyed or missing.

The suspect is described as a white male with a full beard, a pierced nose and was last seen in a black shirt and blue jeans.

Anyone with information is being asked to contact Rockford Police at 815-966-2900 or Rockford Area Crime Stoppers at 815-963-7867.

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Andrew Carrigan

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