Sources are reporting another citizen has been robbed in downtown Rockford. 

It happened this evening in downtown Rockford, near E State and 1st. 

Unconfirmed reports of the suspect brutally beating the victim and then robbing them. 

Suspect is a black male wearing a backpack. And he was running away from the scene and into the nearby alley. 

Update: After we posted this the Rockford PD put out this:
Armed Robbery to a citizen 414 E. State Street Suspect described as; black male, approx 40 years old, 5’8, 230 lbs., all black clothing and a maroon backpack. Suspect was armed with a pistol. Suspect last seen northbound from the scene.


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Disclaimer: As you know the local police have encrypted, have not released any information, etc…
They rarely ever do release information to the public, since encrypting. So do not expect any updates.

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