Three arrested in connection to robbery


Springfield – Springfield Police arrest three people connected to a robbery.


Police arrested 18 year old Willard Haynes, 19 year old Joshua Thomas, and a juvenile were arrested.  They allegedly robbed a man outside of Seven Brothers Grocery Store, on South 11th Street, Tuesday.


Both men face aggravated battery and mob action charges. Police say the men followed the victim into the store and allegedly jumped him after he left, punching and kicking him in the chest, and head.


A woman saw the attack and directed officers to the home the men fled to.

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