By  | 

Rockford police are investigating a carjacking that took place just after midnight on Wednesday.

Police say the victim was sitting in his car outside a liquor store at 3109 West State Street when he was approached by four men.

The victim told police he jumped out of the car after the men started hitting him. The suspects then drove off in his car.

The stolen car is a 1997 maroon Jeep Grand Cherokee with a license plate number 777 4161.