Crime Of The Week!

Crime Stoppers Crime of the Week

February 4, 2016


Officer Mike Badger, Crime Stoppers Coordinator for Sangamon and Menard counties.


Crime Stoppers is looking for tips about an armed robbery to a person that took place on January 15th in Springfield.  At approximately 10 pm the victim agreed to give a person unknown to him a ride during the frigid weather that evening. After the suspect got into the vehicle, however, he produced a black semi-automatic handgun and committed the robbery. The suspect was described as being a black male under 30 years of age with a thin build wearing a black jacket and a black beanie cap. He’d been seen in the parking lot of Shop N Save on North Grand prior to the robbery.


If you have any tips about this robbery in which a good samaritan was helping a stranger, give Crime Stoppers a call at 788-8427. You can also leave a tip on or you can text a tip by using the keyword TIP672 and sending the information to CRIMES.  Crime Stoppers pays up to $1000 for anonymous tips that lead to arrests, help us solve this crime.

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