On Sunday, June 4, 2017 at 6:49pm officers with the Rockford Police Department responded to the area of 11 Street and 8th Avenue in reference to an armed robbery to a citizen. Preliminary investigations indicates that a 52 year old male victim walking in the area was confronted by a suspect armed with a knife. The victim cooperated and the suspect made off with an undisclosed amount of cash. The suspect was described as a black male riding a silver colored bicycle. The victim was not injured.
This is an ongoing investigation.