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Crime Stoppers: Crime of the Week

This week Crime Stoppers is seeking information to assist the Springfield Police Department in reference to an armed robbery that occurred at the Crowne Plaza Hotel on October 8th around 3:30 a.m.

The male suspect, described as 5’8, muscular build, bearded, and wearing a white sweatshirt, brown camo pants, and a mask, inquired about a room but then pulled a firearm.

The suspect tied up an employee, hit them with the firearm causing a laceration, and went through an array of office space taking approximately $32.

Photos will be posted on the Crime Stoppers website,, when and if they become available.

If you have any information regarding this incident, call Crime Stoppers anonymously at 217-788-842ot submit a tip on the Crime Stoppers website.

If your tip results in an arrest, you could receive a cash reward of up to $2500. Remember, Crime Stoppers only wants your information, not your name.


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