Crime Stoppers Investigating Game Stop Robbery

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SPRINGFIELD – Crime Stoppers officials report they are looking for identification information for a person involved in an armed robbery at the Game Stop on North Dirksen Parkway on September 15.

Authorities say at 10:30 PM on that date, the suspect threatened the store clerk with a knife and demanded money. The suspect then also stated he wanted a Sony PlayStation 4 first.

The clerk then says the perpetrator exited the store with a Destiny Limited Edition PlayStation 4.

Crime Stoppers officials say the suspect was described as a black male standing at 6’ and weighing about 220 pounds. He was last seen wearing a black hooded sweatshirt and a grey and black ball cap.

Surveillance photos of the suspect are available on the Crime Stoppers website:

Anyone who believes they can identify the suspect should call Crime Stoppers at 217-788-8427. Tips can also be left on the website or by texting “tip 672” before the information and sending it to CRIMES.

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