This morning another Dollar General was robbed at gunpoint according to the Springfield IL Police.
The Dollar General located at 1241 Knoll Pointe Place was robbed at gunpoint this morning shortly before 11am. (This is the Dollar General right off South Grand).
A similar robbery happened Tuesday Evening to the Dollar General located at 2015 North Grand Avenue East.
The above picture is from the Surveillance footage from the first robbery. The man is described as a black man approximately 5 feet 10 inches tall, thin build, with a goatee and wearing dark clothing and a hat.
The robber this morning has a similar description as this man, but no footage has been released yet. Springfield Police have yet to confirm if they believe the same man is responsible for both robberies.
People with information on this or other crimes can submit tips anonymously by calling Crime Stoppers at 788-8427 or they can submit a tip online at www.cashfortips.us. Tips can also be sent by text. Type TIP672 plus a message and send to CRIMES. Informants are eligible for cash rewards of up to $1,000.