SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- Crime Stoppers and the Springfield Police Department ask for help identifying a man who robbed a convenience store last month. It happened on Sept. 5 at 11:04 p.m. at the Rapid Roberts at 3106 W. Battlefield Road.
The robber picked up some liquor and then fled northbound from the store. A clerk pursued on foot and, after a short distance, the thief displayed a handgun, causing the clerk to flee back to the store.
The clerk described the thief as black, 5-foot-10, and about 170 pounds with shoulder length dreadlocks. The photo is from a surveillance camera.
If you were in the area of this incident and saw any suspicious people or vehicles at these times, or if you know the thief, you can call Crime Stoppers at (417) 869-TIPS (8477) or go online at www.tipsubmit.com. Tipsters do not have to give their name and could earn a reward.