Rockford man wanted in connection to senior citizen beating

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ROCKFORD, Ill. (WIFR) - Rockford police are asking for the public's help to find a man accused of beating an elderly man.

Investigators say just after 7 p.m. on Friday, June 29, they were called to the 500 block of Seminary Street where a 71-year-old man said he had been beaten.

A follow-up investigation led to the charges and issuing of a warrant for 29-year-old Mecose Johnson of Rockford.

Johnson is charged with aggravated battery of a senior citizen. He is considered innocent until proven guilty.

If you have information on Johnson, call Rockford police at 779-500-6551 or Crime Stoppers at 815-963-7867.