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Crime Stoppers: Crime of the Week

This week, Crime Stoppers is seeking information to assist the Springfield Police Department about a fire that occurred at the NAACP located at 811 S. 11th Street.

Between 12:30 and 12:45 a.m. on Tuesday, November 28, a suspect, who appeared to be a male wearing a jacket and khaki pants, can be seen on the property.

The suspect went behind the building and started a fire inside the dumpster. The suspect stared at the fire before leaving the area northbound on foot. Minimal damage occurred.

Photos of the suspect can be found on the Crime Stoppers website, If you have any information regarding this incident or can identify the suspect, call Crime Stoppers anonymously at 217-788-8427 or submit a tip on

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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