August 11, 2010

News Release

For Immediate Release

Robbery Suspect Arrested

The Springfield Police Department arrested a suspect Tuesday night following an assault and strong-armed robbery in the downtown area. The victim reported that he and friends were walking east on Walnut Street after leaving Park Central Square when several males began yelling at him. Three of the males then got out of the vehicle and began assaulting him. Two officers arrived during the fight, and the three suspects ran. Policed arrested Michael L. Haubert, 19, of Republic. It was later discovered that one of the suspects had taken the victim’s phone and wallet during the fight before officers arrived. Those items were found in the vehicle the suspects had left behind.

SPD Case Number: 10-34897

Media Contact: Lt. David Millsap, phone: 417-864-1751

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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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