Taxi Driver Beaten & Robbed in Rockford

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At 6:15am, Rockford Police officers were sent to the intersection of 11th St and Broadway in reference to a strong arm robbery to a taxi cab driver.

The driver for Action Taxi said he was stopped at the intersection for the red light when the two suspects approached the driver’s door.   One of the suspects demanded his money and punched him several times in the face.  The driver handed over his wallet and money before the suspects then fled the area on foot.

The suspects were described a two white males 18 to 20 years old 5″07″ to 5’11” with one wearing a black shirt and tan shorts and the other wearing a white t-shirt and blue jeans.    The driver was not seriously injury and did not seek medical treatment and once the ambulance arrived on scene, refused treatment.







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