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Crime Stoppers is looking for information about an armed robbery which took place at Burger King at 510 W Jefferson on June 23rd at 1:30 am. Employees were confronted, after closing, by a black male with a thin build wearing blue jeans, a white t-shirt, and a fitted blue ball cap.  After displaying a silver, semi automatic handgun, the suspect made off with cash, a cell phone, and a tablet.

If you have information which might help us identify the suspect in this incident, call Crime Stoppers. Your identity will be anonymous and you’ll receive a Crime Stopper cash reward if your information leads to an arrest. There are three ways you can contact Crime Stoppers with tips. You can either call us at 788-8427, you can submit your tip on this website (cashfortips.us), or you can text us by typing TIP672 before entering the information you have, and send it to CRIMES. Text instructions are also on this page.

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Thursday, July 2, 2015
Armed Robbery

Crime Stoppers is looking for information about an armed robbery which took place at Burger King at 510 W Jefferson on June 23rd at 1:30 am. Employees were confronted, after closing, by a black male with a thin build wearing blue jeans, a white t-shirt, and a fitted blue ball cap.  After displaying a silver, semi automatic handgun, the suspect made off with cash, a cell phone, and a tabl...

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Wednesday, June 24, 2015
Armed Robbery to a Person

This week Crime Stoppers is looking for information about an armed robbery to a person which took place on June 8th at 10:30 in the evening at 13th and Ash. The victim was walking across the street when he was surrounded by a group of juveniles. One of the juveniles produced a handgun -which he pointed directly at the victim- and demanded his property. There were several persons in the group...

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Friday, June 19, 2015
Felony Theft

This week Crime Stoppers is looking for information about the theft of four Central air conditioning units from an apartment complex on Bluebird Court in Springfield. The daylight incident took place between 10 am and 2 pm on May 18th. Crime Stoppers is hoping that someone saw persons loading the new central air units thinking at the time that they were authorized to do so. Anytime you see s...

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Wednesday, June 3, 2015
Armed Robbery to a Person
Armed Robbery to a Person

   Crime Stoppers is seeking help from the community to solve an  armed robbery to a person which took place in the area of White  Oaks West a little before 7 AM on April 3rd. The victim was taking a  morning walk when he realized he was being followed by a light  skinned black male wearing camouflage pants and a grey  hooded sweatshir...

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Thursday, May 28, 2015
Criminal Damage to Property, Theft

This week Crime Stoppers is seeking information about a series of criminal damage and theft incidents which took place overnight during the Celtic Festival in Chatham on the weekend of May 15th and May 16th. In the incident, persons damaged tents and trailers at the festival site and stole thousands of dollars worth of merchandise and property from the venues which were entered. As evidence a...

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