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Rockford Police respond to attempted armed robbery on Beach Street

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Rockford Police officers are investigating an attempted armed robbery this morning. Officers say it happened around 1:30 AM in the 4200 block of Beach Street..

Police say a 44-year-old male victim was sitting in his car in a parking lot of an apartment complex when he was approached by 2 men. The victim said both men were armed with small handguns and demanded money and property from him. One of the suspects fired at the victim's car before they both left the scene empty handed.

Police say the two suspects are described as black males in their teens. One of the suspects is around 5-9 and 150 pounds. The other suspect is around 5-6 and 140 pounds. 

Anyone with information on the incident is asked to call Rockford Police or Rockford Crime Stoppers.  

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