On Saturday, December 24, 2016 at 0745 hours, Rockford Police Officers responded to 3020 Gladstone Ave in reference to an Armed Robbery to Citizen. Upon arrival, officers learned a 86 year old victim was approached by an unknown black male wearing dark jacket, dark hooded sweatshirt, dark pants and a black half mask with a white skull print on the front while he was shoveling snow. The suspect pointed a black handgun at him and demanded money but the victim told the suspect he had no money. The suspected continued to demand money but, the victim ignored the suspect and continued to shovel his walk. The suspect eventually left the area west bound. The suspect is described as a black male, 6′-0″, slim build and light brown skin.
This investigation is on going