On Tuesday, March 21st, 2107 at 5:20pm Officers with the Rockford Police Department responded to the 2900 block of Conklin Drive in response to an armed robbery. Initial investigations revealed that the 31 years old male victim came to the area in response to a vehicle listed for sale on the internet. While waiting, the victim was confronted by two male suspects and one was armed with a gun. There was a brief struggle and the victim suffered a minor laceration. The suspects ran off with an undisclosed amount of cash.
This is an ongoing investigation
UPDATE: The victim was hit in the head with the gun. 2 suspects. 2 black males around 20 years old and wearing dark clothing. 1 fled eastbound and the other fled westbound.
Around 5:20 pm tonight there was an armed robbery to a citizen in the 2900 block of Conklin Drive in Rockford. Sounds like the victim was injured during the robbery. No suspect information, due to the RPD being encrypted. It is safe to assume the suspect fled the scene. If you live in the area, please stay inside and lock your doors.