FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Springfield police officers were dispatched to Zales inside of the Battlefield Mall, 2825 S. Glenstone, at approximately 8:19 p.m. on June 19 for a robbery that had just occurred. Two males came into the store and demanded jewelry from two female employees and claimed to have a gun but did not display a weapon. No customers were in the store at the time, and no one was injured. Suspects were described as skinny black males in their early twenties, and one appeared to have tattoos on his neck. Suspects left with a large amount of jewelry and have not yet been located. The investigation is ongoing, and anyone with information is asked to contact the Springfield Police Department at 417-864-1810.
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Case number: 18-23778
Media Contact: Lisa Cox, Public Affairs Officer
Release authorized by: Lt. Culley Wilson