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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 attempted armed robbery that occurred on December 10th around 7:00 p.m. at Dollar General located at 1057 E Ash. 

The suspect, who appeared to be a male, entered the store and approached an employee behind the register brandishing a firearm. The suspect then grabbed the employee by the arm and threatened them. The suspect left the scene after being told to leave by another customer and never obtained any items. 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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