ROCKFORD — A woman reported being carjacked early Saturday morning while she was trying to withdraw money at a bank’s ATM machine, police said.
Rockford officers were sent at 3:07 a.m. to PNC Bank, 225 N. Court St., after the woman said a man approached her 2003 silver Lexus 300 while she was in the ATM drive-up lane, according to Rockford police reports and dispatch logs. He demanded that she withdraw money for him and when she refused, he pulled her out of the car and drove off in it.
The carjacker is described as a black man in his 20s, about 5-foot-5 with a stocky build, police said. He last was seen wearing a brown jacket with a hood.
The woman didn’t report any injuries. The car’s license plate is H885850, and anyone who spots the car is urged to call police but not approach the vehicle, police said.
Anyone with information may contact the Rockford Area Crime Stoppers at 815-963-7867.
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