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Victim speaks out:
From the victim: “I’m home now. I have a concussion, scraped arm. I lost both my shoes. My right foot is banged up. Ripped toenails, broken toes and a sprained foot. He had knocked me over on my back .I was drugged from the back of my car to through the parking lot towards to road . I’m very grateful to be alive. I’m still in shock. It happened all so fast”
Update from RPD:
On 11/10/18 around 8:50pm Rockford Police Officers responded to Walgreens in the 3300 block of N. Main St. for an attempted strong arm robbery. The victim, who was parked in the parking lot, was loading her groceries into the trunk of her vehicle when the suspect ran toward her and attempted to grab her purse from her shoulder causing the victim fall to the ground. The suspect did not get any property from the victim. The suspect fled the area in a small vehicle.
The suspect was described as a white male in his mid 20’s.
Anyone with information concerning the incident is encouraged to contact the Rockford Police Department Officer-In-Charge (OIC) at 779-500-6498 or Crime Stoppers at 815- 963-STOP (7867).
Local police are encrypted and have yet to release information on these robberies.
But a source told us the suspects in this robbery are described as: Last seen in a white ford escort, male wearing an army green hoodie, passenger suspect is white male approx 35 years old, wearing a grey hoodie, tan jacket, last seen northbound
Another robbery in Rockford.
This one happened at the Walgreens on N Main.
Suspect physically battered/pushed the female victim to the ground during the robbery. The victim is injured and needs medical attention.
Suspect description is unknown, due to the encryption.
Suspect fled the scene on foot