Vehicle Hijacking 2500 block of Alpine.
White Yukon with tinted windows, unknown license plate, suspects are 4 Hispanic males, one armed with a shotgun. If you see this vehicle do not approach them and call 911
Edit: with updated information.
Q369042 is the plate, updated information is 3 males black mask dark clothing, one armed with shotgun. One male hispanic black mask, dark clothing, some suspects left in a tan jeep Westbound on Harrison.
Source: Unencrypted ISP and county transmissions.
On Tuesday, November 8th, 2016 at around 11:30 P.M., Rockford Police responded to the 4200 block of Harrison Ave in reference to a Vehicular Hijacking. Upon arrival, Officers learned an adult female (23yrs old) and an adult male (25yrs old) were sitting in their vehicle listening to music when 3 subjects approached their vehicle. One of the suspects had a shotgun and pointed it at the male driver, telling him to exit the vehicle. Two other suspects then pulled the male out of the vehicle and began punching him. The female passenger was able to get out and run from the vehicle. The male victim was able to run away from the suspects. One of the suspects then took off in the victim’s vehicle which is a White 2004 GMC Yukon (IL- Q369042). The other suspects entered a tan or gray Jeep model SUV with unknown registration and also fled the area. The victims were both Rockford residents and did not sustain any major injuries.
Suspect 1: hispanic male, around 6’0” tall, around 160 lbs, around 20 years old, long black hair, thin beard, wearing dark clothing and in possession of a shotgun.
Suspect 2: unknown male, around 5’5” tall, unknown weight, around 20 years old, wearing dark clothing and a black mask
Suspect 3: unknown male, wearing black clothing and black mask, unknown further
This is an ongoing police investigation.