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Springfield gas station robbed at knifepoint


A gas station on North Belmont Avenue was robbed at knifepoint by a man, who was able to get away with cash from the business.

Police said the man entered the Sunoco, 1350 North Belmont Avenue, just before 2 a.m. and demanded cash while displaying a knife.

The man fled the gas station in an unknown direction with an undetermined amount of cash, according to police.

No other details surrounding the incident were available and the case remains under investigation by the Springfield Police Division.


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