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Rockford police investigating armed robberies at two different Walgreens

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ROCKFORD (WREX) — Rockford police are investigating after they say two different Walgreens were robbed on Sunday night.

The Rockford Police Department tweeted around 8:40 p.m. Sunday the Walgreens in the 1200 block of E. State St. was robbed.

About 15 minutes later, police sent out another tweet saying there was another armed robbery at a Walgreens in the the 3330 block of 11th St.

Authorities say in each incident, two people entered the store and demanded money at gunpoint.

Anyone with information is being asked to contact the Rockford Police Department or Crime Stoppers.

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Andrew Carrigan

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