Kassey Heldreth said ” He was hit over the head with a bottle where he was stunned (surprised couldn’t move) than the other guy started hitting him. He went to his knees arms wide open completely blacked out while they just kept hitting him while he was unconscious. They took his earrings his wallet his keys. Dragged his body out, was gonna take his car till someone in two stalls from him heard what was happened and ran to help him.
His nose is completely shattered. His inner ear is completely shattered. The whole bone from under his eyes and nose is shattered. The bone above the top teeth is all shattered. He’s throwing up blood and his ear is bleeding and he has a bubble in his brain”
On 4-20-19 at approximately 2053 hours officers responded to 4118 Harrison Ave. in reference to a Strong Arm Robbery.
The victim was washing his vehicle when he was approached by two suspects from behind. One of the suspects struck the victim in the head.
The suspects then punched the victim several times before taking the victim’s belongings and an undetermined amount of USC.
Both suspects fled the scene on foot. The victim was transported to a local hospital with life threatening injuries.
Suspect #1 is a white male, in his early to mid 20s, medium build, long brown hair. Suspect #2 is a white male, early to mid 20s, medium build, short brown hair, wearing grey sweatpants and a black t-shirt.
Anyone with any information is asked to contact the Rockford Police or Winnebago County Crime Stoppers.
It happened approx 12:30 am near Harrison and S 5th st.
Several officers were on scene. Sources said it appears it was a traffic stop and someone fled from the traffic stop. Police had a perimeter setup and the tow truck was towing at least 1 vehicle (had 2 vehicles on the truck, unknown if both were from this scene) It is not yet known if anyone was in custody.
1st scene is near Carthage, that is near Alpine and Harrison. Sources said there was a shooting incident. Numerous gunshots were heard in the area.
2nd scene is near the laundromat on S Main. Sounds like someone might of fled from police and police had a perimeter setup. Police had a dark colored vehicle stopped in from of the laundromat. And had officers setup for several blocks. Unknown on the suspect description at this time.