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Seeking information on multiple bank robberies

Seeking information on multiple bank robberies

A Bank Robbery suspect has targeted banks on Springfield’s west side three times in recent weeks and Crime Stoppers has surveillance photos on our website. The first robbery occurred on September 28th at the INB branch on Chatham Road and the most recent one occurred on Friday October 7th at Chase Bank on Veterans Parkway. Crime Stoppers urges you to look at the photos on our website and see if you can identify the perpetrator. The robber was a white male, perhaps in his 40’s or 50’s. In the first two robberies he had salt and pepper hair, in the most recent one it appeared he may have dyed his hair black. He has worn button down dress shirts or a polo shirt under a jacket.

Second robbery by same suspect

Second robbery by same suspect

For the second time in a week a bank robbery has taken place in Springfield and Crime Stoppers has new surveillance photographs on our website. The first robbery occurred on September 28th at the Illinois National Bank branch at 2601 Chatham Road. The second one occurred at about 12:30 in the afternoon on Tuesday October 3rd at the PNC bank at 3019 Chatham Road. Crime Stoppers urges you to take a look at the new photos and see if you can identify the perpetrator. You can clearly see that the robber was a white male, perhaps in his 40’s or 50’s. He had salt and pepper hair and a blue button down dress shirt.

Information needed in INB Robbery

Information needed in INB Robbery

UPDATE: Another robbery w/ same suspect at PNC bank (New pictures release) click "Read more" for new pictures

A Bank Robbery occurred on Wednesday September 28th at approximately 1 pm at the Chatham Road branch of INB near Iles avenue and Crime Stoppers is hoping your tips can help solve this crime. The perpetrator of the robbery was a white male in his 40’s who stood approximately 6 foot tall and had a slim build weighing approximately 170 pounds. He had salt and pepper hair which went to the collar. During the robbery he passed a note to a teller which implied that he had a weapon although none was seen. Police have surveillance video of the robbery and we have posted a photograph of the suspect. If you recognize the suspect, leave a tip.

Information sought in 2006 shooting death

Information sought in 2006 shooting death

Victims: Santiago D. Roberts & Victor A. Chairs
Date of Incident: March 14, 2006
Address of Incident: 918 W. Maple North, Springfield

On Tuesday, March 14th, 2006 at approximately 0645 hours the Springfield Police Department was called to 918 W. Maple North regarding two people that were found inside the residence shot to death. The two were identified as the resident of the home Santiago D. Roberts M/B DOB 01/01/84 and his friend Victor A. Chairs M/B DOB 11/26/84. During the course of the double homicide investigation a suspect was identified and interviewed. Unfortunately, there is not enough information at this time to present the case to the court system in pursuance of criminal charges which would result in a conviction. The police are looking for any information persons may have about the homicide of Santiago Roberts and Victor Chairs. If anyone has any information about the homicide, it may be of a nature that it will contribute to the investigation and they are encouraged to call Crime Stoppers.

Information needed in robbery case

Information needed in robbery case

This week's Crime of the Week involves a strong armed robbery which occurred at the Head West Sandwich Shop on Toronto Road in Springfield on September 1st. The victim reported that he was making preparations to open the business at approximately 9:30 am when he was battered at the rear of the business by an unknown person. The six foot tall perpetrator was wearing a black hooded sweatshirt with the hood concealing his entire face. He left the area eastbound on foot.

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