Members of the Rockford Police Department responded to North Ave. and John St. for a report of an Armed Robbery in progress. Upon arrival officers spoke to and adult female and adult male victim. The victims told the officers they were walking home from a store when a black Chrysler Sebring approached them. The car stopped and two occupants exited the car wearing masks. One suspect told the victims to stop and then displayed a handgun. The second suspect exited the car and said nothing. The victims ran away as soon as the gun was shown. The suspects got back in the car and a third suspect drove the car away. The suspects did not get anything from the victims.
The victims and a witness described the car as a black Chrysler Sebring 4 door with an Illinois license plate number of S201346. This vehicle is currently listed as a Stolen Automobile through the Rockford Police Department prior to this incident.
Suspect #1 was described as a black male, unknown age, wearing a black coat, a black ‘Monkey’ mask and possessing a handgun.
Suspect #2 was described as an unknown race male, wearing a navy blue coat and a rubber mask resembling the “Nun” off of the movie ‘The Conjuring 2’.
Suspect #3 was an unknown race male with unknown clothing driving the suspect vehicle.