Rockford police investigating attempted armed robbery

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ROCKFORD, Ill. (WIFR) – A Rockford man is almost robbed by two suspects just before 1:30 a.m. Tuesday morning in the 4200 block of Beach Street.

The 44-year-old male victim tells police that he was sitting in his car in an apartment complex parking lot when he was approached by two suspects.

Both suspects were armed with small handguns and demanded property from the victim. One of the suspects shot his gun into the victim’s car before both suspects fled the area without obtaining any property from the victim.

Both suspects were described as black males, in their teens, wearing dark hooded jackets.

One suspect was around 5 feet 9 inches tall and 150 pounds. The other suspect was 5 feet 6 inches tall and 140 pounds.

The victim was not injured during this incident.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact the Rockford Police Department.