On October 3, 2016, at 4:15 PM., the Rockford Police Department responded to an armed robbery that took place in the 1200 block of Rose Ave. Upon arrival officers met with the victim who advised that he had been walking in the area when he was approached by two suspects. One of the suspects was armed with a handgun and punched the victim in the face. The other suspect went through the victim’s pockets and took cash and the victim suffered only a minor injury. The suspects fled the area on foot. The suspects are both described as black males, 35 years of age, wearing hooded sweat shirts.
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