Rockford man cut with a knife during attempted robbery

ROCKFORD (WREX) — Police are looking for a suspect after they say he used his knife during a robbery attempt.

It happened late Friday night around the 700 block of N. Court St.

Police say they found a 20-year-old man suffering from a stab wound to his arm.

The victim told police he was walking southbound on N. Court St. when a suspect approached him. The suspect demanded the victim’s belongings and slashed him with a knife.

The suspect left the area without taking anything.

The victim was taken to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

The investigation is ongoing.

Andrew Carrigan

Andrew Carrigan

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