On 7-9-17 at 2015 hours Officers responded to the 1100 block of E State for an Armed Robbery To A Citizen. Officers spoke with the victim who stated he was walking down the street when he was approached by the suspect. The suspect displayed a brick and threatened to strike the victim. The victim surrendered a cell phone and an undisclosed amount of USC. The suspect then fled on foot, westbound on E Jefferson.
The suspect is described as a black male, 20-30 years old, a short haircut, 5’8 tall, 220 pounds with a tattoo between his eyebrows. He was wearing a white t-shirt and gray sweatpants. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Rockford Police or Winnebago County Crime Stoppers.