Attempted Armed Robbery Thwarted by Store Customers
Springfield Police Captain Brown told ABC40 that a man went into the Orchard Variety Store on Main Street at 9:20 p.m. Thursday.
According to witnesses that man pulled a knife and demanded money. That’s when the patrons of the store chased the alleged robber out of the building and onto the street. He then fled in a gray SUV.
Police say suspect is described as white or Hispanic male and stood at 5’9″ tall. He was wearing a blue jacket and tan pants. If you have any information you’re asked to call the Springfield Police at (413) 787-6325.