Rockford Police respond to armed robbery overnight

Rockford Police are investigating an armed robbery that happened overnight.

A call came in around 10 PM last night. When officers arrived at the 2400 block of 25th Street, they found a 30-year-old male victim who says he was the victim of a robbery. He told police that he was walking in the area when he was approached by a lone suspect with a handgun. 

The victim told police that the suspect pointed the gun at him and demanded he give up his property. The suspect allegedly hit the victim once with the gun before leaving the area with personal items and money that belonged to the victim. 

The victim told police that the suspect is a black male around 30 years old, 6 feet fall and around 150 pounds. The suspect was also wearing dark clothing and white shoes. 

Anyone with information is asked to call Rockford Police. 

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