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This week Crime Stoppers is seeking information about an armed robbery which took place at the Buffalo Wild Wings on Wabash Avenue in Springfield on December 7th.  In the robbery, 2 masked subjects with handguns entered the business after closing and robbed the manager who was preparing to leave. Investigators are following up on several leads in the armed robbery but need a couple pieces of information to close the case and make an arrest. Last week’s crime of the week was solved within a few hours by an anonymous tipster who will be paid in cash. Let’s make it two arrests from tips in two weeks…. give Crime Stoppers a call.

             You can call us at 788-8427, you can use our website, find the heading on this page where you report a crime to Crime Stoppers, or you can text us by typing TIP672, then enter your message and send it to CRIMES. With your information we might solve this crime and you could earn cash if your information leads to the arrest. Remember Crime Stoppers doesn’t want your name, but we do want your information and we’ll pay up to $1000 for it!

 

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Thursday, January 22, 2015
Armed Robbery

This week Crime Stoppers is seeking information about an armed robbery which took place at the Buffalo Wild Wings on Wabash Avenue in Springfield on December 7th.  In the robbery, 2 masked subjects with handguns entered the business after closing and robbed the manager who was preparing to leave. Investigators are following up on several leads in the armed robbery but need a couple pieces of ...

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Thursday, January 22, 2015
Armed Robbery

This week Crime Stoppers is seeking information about an armed robbery which took place at the Buffalo Wild Wings on Wabash Avenue in Springfield on December 7th.  In the robbery, 2 masked subjects with handguns entered the business after closing and robbed the manager who was preparing to leave. Investigators are following up on several leads in the armed robbery but need a couple pieces of ...

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Thursday, January 15, 2015
Armed Robbery
Armed Robbery

This week Crime Stoppers is seeking information about an armed robbery that took place on December 23rd at the Ash Street Pub in Springfield. In the incident, a white male in his 30’s who was bald and had a thin shaped beard, covered his face with a black stocking cap as he entered the business. He approached the bartender, produced a large knife and then threatened the bartender and  d...

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Thursday, January 8, 2015
Home Invasion, Shooting

This week Crime Stoppers is seeking information about a home invasion and shooting that took place on December 25th at an apartment building at 2413 Ladley Court in Springfield. In the incident the victim heard the sounds of suspects breaking into a back door of the apartment and he attempted to flee into the hallway where he was shot by two masked suspects, both with handguns. The shooting victim...

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Monday, January 5, 2015
Trivia Night Jan 31st.
Trivia Night Jan 31st.

Crime Stoppers invites you to join us in what we are calling the 2015 "Trivia Bowl".  It is the largest trivia night in all of central Illinois, we have the venue the hosts and all the games.  All we need is your team, sign up today http://www.cashfortips.us/Events/TriviaNight.aspx

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