ROCKFORD (WREX) -A United States Postal worker is robbed at gunpoint in Rockford, according to the Rockford Police Department. It happened around 1:20 Tuesday afternoon at 5th Avenue and 9th Street.
Police say the postal carrier was approached by the suspect, who demanded the victim’s wallet. Police say the suspect reached for his own front waistband, indicating he was in possession of a gun. The postal carrier gave his wallet to the suspect, who ran south from the scene.
Police say the suspect is a black male in his early 20s, wearing a black hooded sweatshirt with a red trim, blue True Religion jeans and Timberland boots.