Rockford Scanner™: Woman Outside With Her Dog, Is Beaten By A Random Stranger in Rockford.




  • Date: 05/08/2018 4:38 pm
  • Location: 1300 N Rockton Ave

On 5/8/18 at around 4:38 P.M. Rockford Police responded to the 1300 block of Rockton Ave in reference to an aggravated battery.  During the investigation it was learned that the victim was outside with her dog when she was approached by the suspect.  The suspect had an unknown object in his hand and struck the victim in the head.  The suspect fled east on foot. The victim sustained a minor injuries from the incident .

The suspect was described as a black male in his mid 40’s with a full beard.  Approximately 5’11” and heavy set.  He wore a black baseball cap, red shirt, and black shorts. He had his right hand wrapped with some sort of cloth or bandage.

Anyone with information on this incident is urged to call the Rockford Police Department.