On November 17th, 2016, at 6:45 PM., the Rockford Police Department responded to an armed robbery to a citizen that took place in the area of the 3200 block of Auburn St. Upon arrival officers met with the victim who advised that he had been riding his bicycle in the area when a black Lincoln sedan occupied by 4 black males all in their 20’s and wearing black hoodies pulled up to talk to him. The victim admitted to getting into the vehicle with the intention of purchasing illegal narcotics. The vehicle pulled off and made a few turns when it came to an abrupt stop at an unknown exact location.
The suspects took out handguns and demanded the victim’s money. The suspect’s took the victim’s wallet, and phone and then ordered him out of the vehicle. The victim was not injured.
At the time of this post there was no additional details.