On 3/30/17 at 1958 hours Officers responded to 600 block of N. Independence Ave for an Armed Robbery to Citizen Incident. Upon arrival Officers spoke to the Victim who stated he walked outside to take out the trash when both Suspects approached him from behind and pointed a handgun at him and demanded money. The Victim gave the Suspects money then the Suspects fled the area on foot north bound.
The Suspects were described as follows:
S1 – Black Male, 14-16 years old, 6’, wearing a black hoodie armed with a black handgun.
S2 – Black male, 14-16 years old, 5’8” black hoodie
No one was injured during the incident.
Around 8 pm tonight the Rockford Police were asking for the Winnebago County Sheriff office to assist them. Rockford police were asking for more units in the area of 616 N Independance. There was a robbery near this location. Suspects are 2 black males around 15 years old, wearing dark clothing. No other information at this time.