Woman assaulted, robbed in her driveway by armed man

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A 35-year-old woman was assaulted and robbed in her own driveway while unloading her car around 6 p.m. Saturday night, according to police.

The woman was outside her residence, in the 2200 block of 9th Avenue, in her driveway, when she was approached by a black male in his 30’s, 5’8″ tall, who pulled on her backpack purse, demanding that she give it to him.

When she refused, he flung her to the ground and stole it from her.

She was transported to a hospital for treatment for minor injuries. Police call the incident an armed robbery, but did not describe the weapon used. 

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

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