Springfield police investigating armed robbery

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SPRINGFIELD - Springfield police are seeking the public's help in their investigation into an armed robbery that happened on June 8.

Authorities say the incident took place at 10:30 p.m. at the intersection of 13th Street and Ash Street.  Springfield police say the victim was walking across the street when a group of juveniles surrounded him.  One of the juveniles pointed a handgun at the victim and demanded his property.  The victim was able to escape without being injured.

Springfield police are seeking the identity of the juvenile who displayed the weapon.  Anyone with information on this incident is asked to call Sangamon County Crime Stoppers at (217) 788-8427.

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