Rockford Police investigate strong armed robbery

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ROCKFORD, Ill. (WIFR) - The Rockford Police Department is investigating a strong armed robbery that happened last night on 6th Street and 10th Avenue around 6:55 P.M.

Rockford police say once on the scene they learned a 59-year-old male was walking in the area and was approached by two suspects. One suspect was talking to the victim while the other tried stealing the man's wallet. The man fought back however the suspects got away with the victim's wallet and cell phone. The man was not seriously injured.

Police describe the suspects as black males between the ages of 25 and 30 years old and were wearing dark clothes.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Rockford Police Department with information.