December 10, 2009

News Release

For Immediate Release

Robbery Halted at Hardees

Binesh R. Khelawan, 36, of Springfield has been charged with 1st Degree Robbery after he was located at the Hardees Restaurant at 1153 E. Elm. Springfield Police received a telephone tip that a man inside the restaurant was about to rob the location on 12/08/09 just after 9:30 p.m.

Police found Khelawan sitting at a table. When contact was made police found a gun, and a note indicating that Khelawan was planning to rob the restaurant. He was then arrested and booked into the Greene County Jail.

SPD Case Number: 09-53708

Media Contact: Lt. David Millsap, phone: 417-864-1751; Release authorized by: Lt. David Millsap

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Springfield Police Department

Headquarters: 321 E. Chestnut Expy., Springfield, MO 65802
South District Station: 2620 W. Battlefield Rd., Springfield, MO 65807
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