Rockford Scanner™: Victim Walking Down Road Is Pistol Whipped And Robbed in Rockford


Date: 05/13/2018 10:00 pm
Location: 2400 25th Street

On 5/13/2018, at around 10:00 PM, Officers from the Rockford Police Department were dispatched to the 2400 block of 25th Street, in regards to an Armed Robbery. Upon arrival officers met with a 30 year old male, who reported that he had been the victim of a robbery.

The victim stated that he was walking in the area, when he was approached by a lone suspect, who was armed with a handgun. The victim reported that the suspect displayed a handgun and demanded his property. The suspect stuck the victim once with the handgun, before taking small items and currency from him.

The Rockford Fire Department transported the victim to a local hospital, where he was treated for minor injuries. The suspect was described as a black male, 30 years old, 6’00” tall, 150lbs, wearing dark clothing and white shoes.

Anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact the Rockford Police Department.