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Man robbed at gunpoint on Rockford's east side

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ROCKFORD (WREX) -

A man is robbed at gunpoint Thursday morning at a motel on Rockford's east side.

According to Rockford police the man was waiting for a friend at the Motel 6 near East State Street and Bell School Road around midnight Thursday when the man approached him.

They say he came up to his car, pointed a gun at him and demanded cash and his cell phone.

The suspect is described as a black male, 5'10" and around 180 lbs. He had short hair and a goatee and was wearing a black shirt and jeans.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Rockford Police Department at (815) 987-5824.

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