Rockford Store Clerk in Critical Condition after Possible Armed Robbery


ROCKFORD (WIFR) -- A rockford man is fighting for his life after getting stabbed in the back and severely beaten during what police believe was a robbery attempt.

Investigators tell us two men came into the Happy Shop, 1514 Broadway, about 4:39 p.m. Tuesday that's when they allegedly beat up a 68 year old man who was working at the store and then took off running. The man is currently in critical condition at SwedishAmerican Hospital. He was found unconscious when police got to the store. Both suspects are still on the loose.


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