Robbery on Constitution Trail
Bloomington, IL - On Monday, September 12, 2016, at 9:11 a.m., Bloomington Police responded to the area of Emerson Street and Linden Street for a robbery on the Constitution Trail.
It was reported a 32-year-old female was walking on the Constitution Trail when an unknown subject displayed a handgun and demanded the victim's phone. The suspect then fled the scene on foot. No injuries were reported during the incident.
A short time later, Bloomington Police located a subject matching the suspect's description near Franklin Park in Bloomington.
Loren D. Ford, age 21, of Bloomington was arrested for Aggravated Robbery in connection with the incident. A replica handgun was recovered.
Members of the Bloomington Police Department, Normal Police Department and U.S. Marshals Task Force assisted with the investigation.
Ford was transported to the McLean County Jail. Request for booking photographs must be made through the McLean County Jail.