DirecTV

Man Stabbed with a Box Cutter During Robbery Attempt in Rockford

News
crime generic_1512058776563.jpg

A man is recovering after being stabbed during a robbery attempt in Rockford Wednesday night.

The victim’s injuries are described as non-life-threatening. The incident happened around 8:30 p.m. in the 300 block of 4th Street. The victim said he was walking when he was approached by a man who pulled out a knife resembling a box cutter.

The suspect demanded the victim’s money, but he refused. That led to a fight and the victim being slashed by the box cutter. He managed to run away, getting himself to a local hospital.

Nothing was taken from the victim. No arrests have been made.

The suspect is described as a black male with braids, 5’8” and 200 pounds. He was wearing a Green Bay Packers stocking cap, blue jeans and a black jacket at the time of the attempted robbery.

Copyright 2019 Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

Made in the Stateline

More Made in the Stateline

Education Matters

More Education Matters

Behind the Badge

More Behind the Badge

Stateline Strong

More Stateline Strong