Springfield police investigate armed robbery

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SPRINGFIELD - Springfield police are seeking the public's assistance in their investigation into an armed robbery that happened during the afternoon hours of July 10.

Authorities say the robbery happened at about 4:30 p.m. at the Boost Mobile Cellular Phone Store on Stevenson Drive.  Springfield police say a male subject entered the store, posed as a customer, and then displayed a semi-automatic handgun to rob a clerk in the store.

Springfield police officers say the subject is a black male, approximately 30 years old, standing six feet tall, and has a slim build.  Officers also say the gun the subject displayed is a black-colored semi-automatic handgun, and that the subject appears to be right-handed.

If you have any information on this crime, you are asked to contact Sangamon County Crime Stoppers at (217) 788-8427.  We will provide more details as they become available.

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