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SPRINGFIELD — A Bloomington man has been arrested and charged with robbing Check Into Cash stores in Springfield and Bloomington.

Police in the two cities identified the suspect as Toshiro D. Luttrell, 39, of the 900 block of West Taylor Street in Bloomington.

Luttrell was arrested Wednesday night on a warrant from the Sangamon County State’s Attorney’s Office on charges of armed robbery, aggravated robbery, unlawful possession of a weapon by a felon and theft over $500. His bond amount was not available.

Police said a man entered the Check Into Cash store at 1754 Wabash Ave., Springfield, about 3:34 p.m. Tuesday. He showed the employee a gun and demanded money before fleeing.

Police said they determined the same man robbed the Check Into Cash store at 2303 E. Washington St., Bloomington, on Jan. 28.

Police were called at 11:15 a.m. to that store after a man armed with a gun entered and demanded money from an employee. The suspect took an undisclosed amount of cash and property and left on foot.

There were no injuries reported. 

Anyone with information concerning the Springfield incident is asked to call the Springfield Police Department at 217-788-8311 and/or Sangamon/Menard County Crime Stoppers at 217-788-8427.

For the Bloomington case, contact Bloomington police Detective Jared Roth at 309-434-2379 or email him at jroth@cityblm.org.

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