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Woman robbed at gunpoint in downtown Rockford

ROCKFORD (WREX) -- A woman is robbed at gunpoint in downtown Rockford Monday night.

Police say it happened in the 400 block of East State Street, near Woodfire Pizza.

Police say the suspect ran away from the scene after the alleged armed robbery.

Police say the suspect is described as roughly 40 years old, 5'8" weighing 230 pounds. He was last seen with a pistol and a maroon backpack.

James Stratton

James Stratton is the Evening Anchor at 13 WREX and reports for 13 Investigates He joined the team in August, 2018 after working at KWQC TV-6 in Davenport Iowa. His work in Illinois and Iowa has been awarded in both states, along with Edward R. Murrow and Emmy Awards at 13 WREX.

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