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Three men sought in Rock Falls armed robbery

Published: Saturday, May 31, 2014 10:32 p.m. CDT • Updated: Sunday, June 1, 2014 8:40 p.m. CDT

ROCK FALLS – Police are looking for three men who robbed a woman and a man at gunpoint in the 200 block of Dixon Avenue around 8:43 p.m. Friday, Rock Falls police said in a news release sent Saturday.

The department said no more information was available Sunday, but that more could be available today.

According to the release:

The woman told police three black men, one displaying what is believed to be a revolver, approached them and took their money and cellphones. The men got into a newer-model silver vehicle, possibly a Toyota, and possibly with a Michigan license plate.

All appear to be in their 20s. The man said to be holding the black revolver is 5-foot-7 to 6 feet tall, about 160 pounds with long dreadlocks; he was wearing a white T-shirt.

The second man is 5-8 to 6 feet tall and at least 300 pounds; he was wearing a black T-shirt, gray cargo shorts and red and black shoes. The third man was 5-3 to 5-6 inches tall and about 190 pounds; he had short dreadlocks and was wearing blue Nikes, the release said.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Rock Falls Police Department at or 815-622-1140; or the anonymous reward hotline Crime Stoppers at 815-625-7867.

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