Rockford man victim of attempted robbery

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46-year-old man was allegedly beaten by three suspects who tried to rob him Friday night.

Rockford Police say they were called to the Rockford Fire Station at 1004 7th Street around 10:45 p.m. Friday where they met with the victim, who said he was walking in the area of Kishwaukee Street and 15th Avenue when three suspects approached him, beat him, and attempted to steal his property.

Police say all three ran off empty handed.

The victim was taken to a local hospital for treatment of minor injuries.

No suspect information was provided by police.

Anyone with information should call Rockford Police at 815-966-2900 or Crime Stoppers at 815-963-7867.

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