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This week Crime Stoppers needs tips about an armed robbery at Papa Murphy’s, 2641 Chatham Rd, on Aug 23rd around 9p. A black male about 5’9, 180lbs, wearing a blue hooded jacket, grey sweat pants, black and grey shoes and a ski mask with sunglasses, entered the rear of the business and pointed a black gun with what appeared to be a silencer at employees and demanded money. The suspect then ran west on Montana, possibly to a silver car. If you have any information about this armed robbery please anonymously call Crime Stoppers at 788-8427, or use this website, cashfortips.us, or text us by typing TIP672, then your message and send to CRIMES. If your anonymous tip leads to an arrest a cash reward up to $1000 dollars will be paid. Remember, Crime Stoppers never wants to know who you are, but we do want your tips about crime.
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Thursday, August 28, 2014
Armed Robbery

This week Crime Stoppers needs tips about an armed robbery at Papa Murphy’s, 2641 Chatham Rd, on Aug 23rd around 9p. A black male about 5’9, 180lbs, wearing a blue hooded jacket, grey sweat pants, black and grey shoes and a ski mask with sunglasses, entered the rear of the business and pointed a black gun with what appeared to be a silencer at employees and demanded money. The suspect ...

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Thursday, August 21, 2014
School Zone driving safety.

This week Crime Stoppers would like to provide some reminders about safety as children head back to school. Please pay attention in school zones and be mindful of children in the area. Never pass school buses with stop signs out, obey speed limits, never use cell phones in school zones and that includes hands free devices. Be aware that children can dart out from between cars and if you see a ball...

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Wednesday, August 13, 2014
Robbery

This week Crime Stoppers needs tips about a robbery at Sno-Bizz, 1005 W Laurel. At approximately 10p, two black males about 18 yrs old, both 5’10, one in a blue shirt the other in a red, went to the window to order. A Third blk male also around 18 yrs old, muscular build, with tight black shirt and black shorts entered the shack held the attendant down and demanded money. All three then ran ...

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Wednesday, August 06, 2014
Counterfeiting

This week Crime Stoppers is seeking information about 2 incidents of counterfeiting that occurred July 27th. The first was at Dollar General-2007 W Jefferson around 7:12p and the 2nd was Dollar General 101 No Grand W around 7:30p. In each case a heavyset black female in a long white t-shirt with a ponytail presents fake bills to each attendant while another tall thin black female and black male ca...

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Wednesday, July 30, 2014
Armed Robbery

This week Crime Stoppers needs tips about an armed robbery at Felbers Tavern, 2203 S 15th on June 28th around 10p. The suspect, a skinny black male, about 6’2 with dark complexion, wearing dark skinny jeans, dark long sleeve top with white t-shirt underneath and a white t-shirt with eye holes over his face went into the business carrying a firearm and demanded money. The suspect fled but fir...

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