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