At 4:45 p.m. this afternoon, an individual interrupted two suspects breaking into his vehicle. The incident occurred at Bear Park South at the corner of Grand Street and Holland Avenue. The individual confronted the suspects and they threatened him with a knife. The individual fled the area and was briefly pursued by the suspects.
The suspects continued out of Bear Park south and headed south on Holland away from campus.
Suspect one is described as a white male wearing a black hoodie and blue jeans, about 6 feet tall and average build.
Suspect two is described as a white male wearing a black hoodie and blue jeans, average build and brownish/red facial hair.
The Springfield Police Department responded to the incident and is currently in the area investigating.
- Be aware of your surroundings.
- If you see someone in or around your vehicle, do not approach. Call 9-1-1.
- If you see this individual, stay away and contact the Springfield Police at 9-1-1.
- If you have any information concerning this incident, you are encouraged to contact the Springfield Police Department at (417) 864-1810 or 9-1-1 for immediate assistance.