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Report: Police investigate burglary at Springfield gas station

Police are investigating a burglary that happened early Monday morning at a Springfield gas station.

Officers were dispatched around 3:30 a.m. to BP gas station, 2112 W. Main St. for an alarm, according to a Springfield police report.

Dispatch told officers there was a front door, storage motion and register motion.

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When police arrived, they saw “the front door was open and that items were thrown on the floor inside the store, including a broken bottle of wine,” the report says. “The front door was pried open with an unknown object.”

After entering the building, officers did not find any suspects inside, the report says.

The reporting party, a BP employee and key holder, showed officers surveillance video of the incident.

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“At approximately 3:19 a.m., the video indicated that a dark four-door sedan pulled up in front of the business. The passenger (unknown suspect 1) then got out,” the report says. “Suspect 1 pried open the front door with a crowbar and immediately went for the money drawers. During this, a bottle of wine was broken.”

According to the report, two cash register drawers with the cash inside were stolen by a suspect wearing white shoes, gray/camo hoodie, blue jeans, gloves and a mask.

No other suspect information was available, and Springfield police continue their investigation into this burglary.

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