Springfield police searching for two involved in Dollar General armed robbery

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Published: Mar. 26, 2023 at 7:42 PM CDT
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SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (KY3) - Springfield police have one person in custody and are searching for two more after the three were involved in an armed robbery at a Dollar General Sunday afternoon.

According to SPD, the robbery was at the Dollar General at 1057 E. Commercial Street around 4 p.m., where three suspects, at least one being a minor, stole merchandise, showed a gun towards the clerk, then ran away from the scene.

Officers found and arrested one of the suspects at the Kum & Go gas station at the corner of Division and National. SPD tells us a search for the other two is ongoing, and they are using canine tracking to locate them.

Police say there is not a threat to the community at this time.

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