RS Fan reporting a citizen was brutally beaten and robbed in front of the East High School and left for dead in the roadway.
The victim was reported to have been bleeding profusely.
Emergency personnel have the roadway blocked off.
The suspect is described as a black male wearing a dark color bandanna and armed with a gun.
On 08-08-2017, around 2155 hours, Officers from the Rockford Police Department responded to 2900 Charles Street, in reference to an armed robbery to citizen. Upon arrival officers located the victim who had been struck in the head with a gun. The victim was taken to a local hospital to be treated for his injury.
The suspect was described as a black male, 20-28 years old, 6’0″, 185 lbs, wearing a black bandana covering his face.
This is an ongoing investigation.