Man wanted on sexual assault charges in Rockford

Michael Rodriguez
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ROCKFORD, Ill. (WIFR) -- A 32-year-old Rockford man is wanted on charges of sexual assault and kidnapping after an attack near the downtown area.

Michael Rodriguez is also charged with home invasion, unlawful restraint and residential burglary.

Police received a call around 8:30 p.m. Tuesday for a woman who went to a local hospital and told doctors she was sexually assaulted. She identified Rodriguez as her attacker. Police say the two knew each other.

Anyone with information on his whereabouts is asked to contact Rockford police at 815-966-2900 or Rockford Area Crime Stoppers at 815-963-7867.