At about 0110hrs, officers were sent to a local hospital in reference to a Battery/Armed robbery victim. Officers spoke with a 25yo male, who was being treated for non-life threatening lacerations to his arm. The male advised he was walking in the area of Peach Court and School Street when he was approached by two male suspects. The suspects demanded money and began going through the victims pockets. The victim tried walking away and both suspects started hitting him in the head and body. The victim started to fight back and felt something sharp cut him on his arm. The suspects knocked the victim to the ground and fled the area. Nothing was taken from the victim. He was treated and released from the hospital.
The victim provided the following description of the suspects:
Suspect #1- Male Black, 6’00, 200lbs, with long black dreadlocks, wearing all dark clothing
Suspect #2-Male Black, 6’1, 200 pounds, a “Tear Drop” tattoo under left eye, and Tattoo of “D” on the right side of face, last seen wearing red t-shirt, White Sox cap, blue jeans.
This is an ongoing police investigation. Anyone with information related to this incident is encouraged to call the Rockford Police Department or Crime Stoppers.