Crime Stoppers Crime of the Week
February 23, 2017
Officer Mike Badger, Crime Stoppers Coordinator for Sangamon and Menard counties.
In this week’s Crime of the Week, Crime Stoppers is hoping to help police solve an armed robbery which occurred at the Family Video store at 1614 S MacArthur Blvd in Springfield. On February 12th at approximately 10 o’ clock at night a black male wearing a white colored mask entered the business and pulled a black gun from the front pocket of the red hoodie he was wearing. The suspect was described as being 5’7” to 5’9” inches tall and had an average build. After ordering the clerk to put cash into a bag, the suspect left the business on foot with the cash.
If you are able to assist with information call the Crime Stoppers tip line at 788-8427 or leave a tip on this website (cashfortips.us). You can also text a tip to Crime Stoppers by entering the keyword TIP 672 followed by the tip information. You then send the tip to CRIMES (2-7-4-6-3-7). If your anonymous information leads to the arrest of the persons responsible for this crime, Crime Stoppers will pay you a cash reward.