Crime Stoppers Crime of the Week
December 22, 2016
Officer Mike Badger, Crime Stoppers Coordinator for Sangamon and Menard counties.
This week Crime Stoppers is offering a cash reward for information about an armed robbery to the Family Video store at 19th and North Grand Avenue in Springfield. In the robbery, which occurred shortly after 9 p.m. on December 16th, a white male in his 30’s wearing a tan Carhart jacket over a dark gray hooded sweatshirt entered the business, indicated he had a handgun, and threatened to shoot the employees. The suspect was described as being approximately 5’11” with a medium build and had light brown or blonde hair. Detectives are reviewing surveillance video of the incident and ID technicians are processing evidence which was collected at the scene. Crime Stoppers is going to pay a cash reward to the person who gives information that helps identify the suspect leading to his arrest.
Call the Crime Stopper tip line at 788-8427 to leave an anonymous tip. We also invite you to check out the Crimestopper website Cashfortips.us, remember you also can leave a tip on the website. Let’s put this criminal behind bars.