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Machete used in Springfield armed robbery


Police are searching for three men, one of whom had a machete, who robbed a drive-through Wednesday night.

Springfield police searched an area on the city's south side, in the vicinity of Mr. B's Drive Thru, 200 S. Wittenberg Ave., where three males committed the robbery.

One of them had a machete, Lt. Jeff Meyer said. No injuries were reported. The incident was reported sometime after 6:30 p.m.

Dawn Barrington, who works at the business, said the first attacker walked in alone. The other two came in a short time later, yelling.

One of them was waving a machete, she told News Center 7's Layron Livingston.

"It definitely got my attention," she said. They took cash and fled.


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