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Money stolen in home invasion on Rockford's south side

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ROCKFORD (WREX) -

On Sunday, August 2, around 3:10 a.m. Rockford Police officers responded to an address in the 400 block of Brooke Road for a Home Invasion. 

On arrival, officers located the victims and determined a home invasion occurred.  According to investigators, an unknown individual knocked on the front door but no one in the house answered.  

Another knock was received a short time later.  One victim opened the door and the suspect forced his way into the home.  The suspect was wearing a mask and implied he had a handgun in his waistband.  

The suspect forced all occupants to a room and took their cell phones and cash.  There was another knock at the door and the suspect fled by climbing out a bathroom window.  The knock was from a resident of the home who had just arrived.  

Police say no one in the home was injured.  The suspect was described as a black male wearing a black hooded sweat shirt, blue jeans and a black baseball hat.

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