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2 men face additional charges in Broadway robberies

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The two men previously arrested for armed robbery last week face additional charges in two other Broadway robberies.

Jerome Pruitt, 28, and Victor Petty, 21, were arrested Friday in reference to an armed robbery and stabbing at the Reingolds Computer Exchange. Both men were on parole and were charged with armed robbery.

Monday, additional charges were filed in incidents at the US Post Office on Broadway and the Happy Shop, where another man was stabbed. The two face the following charges:

  • Jerome Pruitt, 28, Rockford
    • Attempted Murder (Reingolds Computer Exchange)
    • Armed Robbery (Reingolds Computer Exchange)
    • Aggravated Battery (Reingolds Computer Exchange)
    • Attempted Armed Robbery (US Post Office)
  • Victor D. Petty, 21, Rockford
    • Attempted Murder (Reingolds Computer Exchange)
    • Armed Robbery (Reingolds Computer Exchange)
    • Aggravated Battery (Reingolds Computer Exchange)
    • Attempted Armed Robbery (US Post Office)
    • Attempted Murder (The Happy Shop)
    • Aggravated Battery (the Happy Shop)

Pruitt is on parole from Cook County for a narcotics violation and Petty is on parole from Peoria County for theft and obstructing justice.

For more information on last week's robberies, see the links to the left of this story.

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