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Authorities Report String of Bar Robberies
Authorities Report String of Bar Robberies

A rash of burglaries at local taverns has police looking for suspects.

Taverns appear to be the target with three burglaries and one attempted burglary.  Dude’s  Saloon was hit twice from August 3rd through the 6th.  On the sixth, the suspect exited Dude’s Saloon and attempted to break into Knuckleheads, but was seen by a newspaper carrier and fled.

JW’s Lounge was burglarized on August 7th, and police believe that break-in to be related to the other two.  The Springfield Police Department is asking the public to contact Crimestoppers at 788-8427.