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This week Crime Stoppers is seeking tips about a robbery that occurred on March 14th, at approximately 6:20 AM, in the 800 Block of E. Carpenter.  In this incident, the suspect grabbed the victim’s lunch bag from her, and then demanded “give me all your stuff”.  The suspect quickly overpowered her, knocked her to ground, and yanked her purse from her before running away.  The suspect is described between 5’10” & 6’01”, and up to 220 lbs.  He was last seen wearing a red shirt and black doo-rag, and was described as young with a clean shaven face.  If you have any tips about this robbery, please anonymously call Crime Stoppers at 788-8427.

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Wednesday, March 25, 2015
Robbery
Robbery

This week Crime Stoppers is seeking tips about a robbery that occurred on March 14th, at approximately 6:20 AM, in the 800 Block of E. Carpenter.  In this incident, the suspect grabbed the victim’s lunch bag from her, and then demanded “give me all your stuff”.  The suspect quickly overpowered her, knocked her to ground, and yanked her purse from her before running away...

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Wednesday, March 18, 2015
Home Invasion

This week Crime Stoppers is seeking tips about a home invasion that occurred on March 8th at approximately 11 PM.  In this incident two unknown black males kicked in the back door of a residence in the 1700 block of East Ash.  The pair then encountered the 89 year old resident in the dining room, pushed her down, and searched her while demanding “Where’s the money?”&nbs...

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Thursday, March 12, 2015
Shooting

This week Crime Stoppers is seeking tips about a shooting that occurred in the 1200 block of E. Edwards.  The incident occurred on March 7th, at approximately 2:46 AM.  In the incident, the victim was shot three times from behind as he walked to his vehicle.  Over 30 shots were fired by the suspect.  If you have any tips about this shooting, please anonymously call Crime Stoppe...

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Wednesday, March 4, 2015
Sangamon County Fugitives
Sangamon County Fugitives

This week Crime Stoppers is seeking tips about a fugitive wanted in Sangamon County, and two unknown suspects seen with her.  Veronica Robinson is a 64 year old black female, is 5’2” and approximately 160lbs, and is wanted for multiple felony retail thefts in Sangamon County.  With Robinson was an unknown black male and black female, both in their late 50s to early 60s. ...

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Wednesday, February 25, 2015
Burglaries to Homes and Vehicles

This week Crime Stoppers is seeking tips about several burglaries in the 1100-1200 block of W. Vine, from Jan 29th thru Feb 13th, between 6:30 and 9:00PM.  In one of the burglaries an unknown male subject, wearing a purple hooded sweatshirt, black coat and jeans, riding a bike, entered an open garage and exited after approximately two minutes.  The suspect appears to be targeting unlocke...

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