Crime Stoppers Crime of the Week
November 22, 2017
Officer Mike Badger, Crime Stoppers Coordinator for Sangamon and Menard counties.
On November 6th an Armed Robbery occurred at the Dollar General store on Wabash Avenue in Springfield and a cash reward of up to Twenty Five Hundred Dollars ($2500) is available for information leading to the arrest of the perpetrator. The incident occurred just before 10 pm when a subject entered the business and held a black handgun, possibly with a chrome barrel, at the neck of a store clerk. The employee was forced to open the cash drawer told to (quote) “empty the money” out of the cash register. The black male suspect was tall with a medium build and was approximately 25 to 35 years of age. He was wearing a dark blue hooded sweatshirt, white tennis shoes, black gloves, and had on a black bandanna. Surveillance photos of the suspect are on the Crime Stopper web site Cashfortips.us.
Call our tip line at 788-8427 anonymously or leave a tip while you’re on the Crime Stopper website Cashfortips.us. If your information leads an arrest, Crime Stoppers has a cash reward ready for you.