ROCKFORD (WIFR) -- The Rockford Police Department responded to the 800 block of East State Street in regards to a robbery around 10:45 Monday morning.
Scanner traffic describes the suspect as a white man, approximately in his early twenties, of thin build and about 5' 9" tall, wearing a green shirt and sweat pants. During the robbery, the suspect hit a victim with a bottle. The victim's injuries at this time are unknown.
The suspect fled the scene on foot and was last seen heading westbound near the social security office.
If anyone has any further information regarding this incident they are urged to call the police. More information will be given when it becomes available.