On 12/15/16 at 5:30 p.m. Rockford Police Officers responded to the 1600 block of Overdene Ave in reference to a call for an armed robbery to a citizen which happened earlier in the day. Responding Officers learned that at around 2:30 p.m. the 21 year old victim was driving on Huffman Blvd. when he noticed a female at the corner at Overdene Ave screaming for help and waving her arms for the victim to follow. The victim decided to follow and stopped in the 1600 block of Overdene Ave to speak to the female. Once exiting his vehicle the victim was confronted by two armed male suspects who suddenly appeared. After taking the victim’s coat, wallet and phone the suspects ran from the area. The female also ran from the area. No one was injured during the incident.
The suspects were described as black males in their 20’s, medium build both one wearing a black sweatshirts. The female was described as black, 5’-6” in her 20’s.
The incident is currently under investigation.