Man Beaten During Robbery in Rockford Tuesday Night

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A man is hospitalized after being assaulted during a Tuesday night robbery on Charles Street.

Shortly before 10 p.m., the victim was in the 2900 block of Charles when he was approached by a masked man carrying a gun. The suspect hit the victim in the head with the gun while trying to steal items from him.

The victim was taken to an area hospital for treatment, the suspect got away. He’s described as a black man, 20 to 28 years old, 6′ tall and 185 pounds. His face was covered by a black bandana.

Anyone with information is asked to call Rockford Police at 815-966-2900 or Crime Stoppers, 815-963-7867.

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