On Sunday, March 5, 2017 shortly before 10:30 p.m., patrol officers from the Rockford Police Department responded to an apartment in the 1200 block of 8th Street in reference to an armed robbery to a citizen. When they arrived officers learned that the two residents had been robbed at gunpoint by three suspects.
During the course of the investigation it was learned that the two residents had been attempting to sell cannabis to the three suspects at the time of the incident. During the course of the drug transaction one of the suspects produced a handgun and robbed the victims. The suspects took two cell phones, a laptop and an undetermined amount of cannabis from the victims. The suspects, who are described below, were last seen fleeing the scene in a gray van.
Suspect #1: Black Male 20’s Black Hooded Sweatshirt & Black Pants
Suspect #2: Black Male 20’s Blue Hooded Sweatshirt & Blue Pants
Suspect #3: White Male 20’s T-Shirt & Blue Jeans