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BLOOMINGTON — A Springfield man remains at large since a Dec. 23 residential burglary that led to a crash involving three vehicles that injured two Twin City residents.  

Authorities have not located the suspect, Floyd E. Brown, 39, who is on parole from prison for a series of 2011 burglaries in McLean and Macon counties.

"We are still actively searching for him and seek the public's help in locating the suspect,” said Bloomington Police Department Public Affairs Officer John Fermon.  

Brown is described as a light-skinned black male who is 5 feet 10 inches tall, weighs 170 pounds and has long black hair and brown eyes. Police have released two photos of him.

Brown should be considered armed and dangerous and should not be approached, police previously said. Anyone with information can contact the department by calling 911 or BPD's nonemergency line at 309-820-8888.

The car then turned northbound onto Veterans Parkway, without headlights, driving at a high rate of speed that ended in a multi-car accident at G.E. Road and Veterans Parkway. Brown then fled the accident scene on foot, said police.

The suspect, who may have been injured in the accident, has no known connections to Bloomington-Normal. Two people in the other vehicles were taken to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries, police said.

Armed robberies

Meanwhile, Twin City police investigators also are seeking suspects involved in four armed robberies since Dec. 14 

The suspect in the robberies of Little Caesars Pizza, 2507 E. Oakland Ave., and CVS Pharmacy, 1130 S. Veterans Parkway, is described as a black male of medium height, wearing a black hooded coat with the hood up, black pants, dark-colored shoes and a dark mask covering the lower half of his face.  Police said it was unclear how the robber fled the scene in both cases.

In Normal, police are continuing to look for two different suspects in two separate robberies in December — both at the Dollar General in the 1100 block of South Cottage Avenue. 

"We are certainly working through (the investigations), but we have not made an arrest yet," said Normal Police Chief Rick Bleichner. 

Photos: 2018 McLean County jail mug shots

Contact Maria Nagle at (309) 820-3244. Follow her on Twitter: @Pg_Nagle


Bloomington Reporter

Bloomington reporter for The Pantagraph.

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