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Crime Stoppers: Crime of the Week

Authorities are urging the public to come forward with any information regarding a recent residential burglary that took place on May 7th in the 2000 block of E Brown St. The Springfield Police Department, in collaboration with Crime Stoppers, is seeking assistance in identifying the culprits involved in this unsettling incident.

Reportedly, the perpetrators believed to be juvenile males, gained access to the residence by exploiting a vulnerable window. Once inside, they swiftly made off with a substantial haul, including four firearms, a laptop, multiple watches, and a range of ammunition with different calibers. The stolen items are estimated to be worth over $7,000.

To aid in the investigation, law enforcement officials say any available photographs of the incident will be published on the website. Individuals with pertinent information about the case are encouraged to contact Crime Stoppers anonymously at 217-788-8427. Tips can also be submitted through the website or by utilizing the user-friendly P3 app.

Crime Stoppers emphasizes the confidentiality of informants, guaranteeing that only information is sought, not personal identities. In the event that a tip leads to an arrest, a cash reward of up to $2500 may be granted.


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