Springfield police investigate armed robbery

SPRINGFIELD - The Springfield Police Department is seeking the public's assistance in their investigation of an armed robbery that took place on January 28.

Police say at about 3:30 p.m., the suspect entered the Natures Select Dog Food Store on the 500 block of West Monroe in Springfield, brandished a box cutter, and demanded money.  After taking an undetermined amount of money, police say the suspect left the business on foot, traveling northwest towards Springfield High School.

Authorities say the suspect is described as a black male, standing between 6'0" and 6'2" tall, and weighing around 150 pounds.  Police also say the suspect was wearing a light-gray hooded sweatshirt, matching sweat pants, and a black-colored stocking around his face.

If you have any information on this crime, you are asked to call Crime Stoppers at (217) 788-8427.
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