UPDATE: Man Sentenced for Aggravated Battery Charges

UPDATE: A homeless man has been sentenced for stabbing a woman in a Walgreens parking lot.

20-year-old Jordan Filer has been sentenced to spend 3 years in the Department of Corrections for aggravated battery charges. He will also serve 1 year parole. So far, he has served 238 days in jail.

Police say the crime happened in February when a woman was leaving the Walgreens on North Main and Halsted. Filer tried to steal her purse and stabbed her in the side. Fortunately, she survived.


UPDATE: ROCKFORD (WIFR) – A homeless man has admitted he stabbed a woman in a Walgreens parking lot.

20-year-old Jordan Filer has plead guilty to aggravated battery charges. Police say the crime happened back in February. A woman was leaving the Walgreens on North Main and Halsted. Filer tried to steal her purse and stabbed her in the side. Fortunately she survived.

Filer will be sentenced on September 30th.


ROCKFORD (WIFR) -- A homeless man who is accused of trying to rob a woman Sunday night outside the Walgreens on North Main is in police custody.

Rockford Police say 20-year-old Jordan Filer pulled a knife on the woman in the parking lot and demanded her purse. She refused to give it up, when Filer allegedly stabbed her in the side. The wound is not considered life threatening.

Filer was arrested in the same area stabbing occurred and he is charged with Attempted Armed Robbery and Battery with a Knife.


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