Armed Robbery to a Person
Crime Stoppers Crime of the
February 4, 2016
Officer Mike Badger, Crime
Stoppers Coordinator for Sangamon and Menard counties.
Crime Stoppers is looking
for tips about an armed robbery to a person that took place on January 15th
in Springfield. At approximately 10 pm
the victim agreed to give a person unknown to him a ride during the frigid
weather that evening. After the suspect got into the vehicle, however, he
produced a black semi-automatic handgun and committed the robbery. The suspect
was described as being a black male under 30 years of age with a thin build
wearing a black jacket and a black beanie cap. He’d been seen in the parking
lot of Shop N Save on North Grand prior to the robbery.
If you have any tips about
this robbery in which a good samaritan was helping a stranger, give Crime
Stoppers a call at 788-8427. You can also leave a tip on our website, cashfortips.us
or you can text a tip by using the keyword TIP672 and sending the information
to CRIMES. Crime Stoppers pays up to $1000
for anonymous tips that lead to arrests, help us solve this crime.