Update from the RPD: The victim was stabbed in the chest. The injuries are believed to be non life threatening. Nothing was taken from the victim, so the original reports of a robbery are unfounded. Police are investigating how the victim sustained the injuries. If you have any information, please call the RPD or you can send us the tip and we can relay it to the RPD for you.
Sources are reporting a man down in the roadway and is bleeding from the chest area. It happened around 1:10 am this morning near Andrews and Hinkley, on Rockford’s West side.
Reports of a man laying in the roadway and is bleeding from the chest area. Rockford Police have confirmed the victim was robbed and stabbed in the chest. Unknown how many times the victim was stabbed.
Suspects fled the scene. No suspect information at this time.
The victim was transported to a local hospital.
It is not yet known on the victims condition.
No other information at this time.
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