Springfield man said 2 men stuck a gun in his face, robbed him on his porch

A Springfield man said he was robbed on his porch.

Springfield police began their investigation around 4:30 a.m. Sunday when they were called to a home on Linden Avenue for a report of a robbery, according to a police report.

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There, they spoke with the victim.

“(The victim) stated he just pulled back in front of his residence after dropping his daughter off at work,” the report says. “He stated as he pulled up he saw two unknown males walking westbound on Fremont Avenue. (The victim) stated he exited his vehicle then began to take his groceries inside his residence.”

He said as he was walking up his porch the two suspects came up from behind him and ordered him to lay down on his stomach on the porch.

“He stated only one male had a gun that he could see,” the report says. “he stated the taller male is the one that put the gun to his face. He stated he laid down and they ordered him to hand over his wallet. They told him not to move or they would shoot him.”

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The men then fled southbound and then possibly went westbound, the report says.

Springfield police checked the area for suspects but were unable to find them.

“(The victim) stated he did not recognize the suspect’s voice, he stated that he could not see their faces.” the police report says.

No charges were filed in the case at this time due to lack of suspect information, the police report says. The report characterizes the incident as a robbery.

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