Springfield Police respond to a rash of burglaries in the Fairview Park area. Detectives and Neighborhood Police teamed up for a special detail to track down a pair of suspects.
Police conducted surveillance on 17-year-old Dionte Burton and 18-year-old Tori Arnold, who resided in the 1800 block of East Black. Deputy Chief Cliff Buscher tells WMAY news police spotted suspect Burton checking doors in the area and then force entry into a home in the 1700 block of Schrader Wednesday.
Police arrested Burton after a short foot chase. They say he was carrying a bag containing one thousand dollars worth of video games and a video game console. Buscher says they found Arnold hiding inside the home in the 1800 blk of E. Black. He was wanted for Robbery, and a Department of Corrections parole violation for Aggravated Robbery.
Police say both suspects are tied to multiple robberies in the Madison Park Place area.