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This week CRIME STOPPERS is seeking information about an aggravated battery and an arson that occurred in Taylorville.

Sometime just before 6:00 am on Friday January 20, 2012, an unknown male subject struck a female subject from behind while she was at her residence, located at1203 West Spresser Street.  The suspect then left the scene walking in an unknown direction.  The male suspect was described as about 6’0” with a shaved head and wearing dark clothing.  On Tuesday January 24, 2012 at 6:50 am, a fire broke out at the same location.  The fire has been ruled an arson. The total amount of damage is not known at this time.  It is believed that the 2 incidents may be related. 

Please call CRIME STOPPERS if you have any information about this crime or any other crimes or wanted persons. CRIME STOPPERS will pay cash rewards up to $1,000.00 for information that leads to an arrest and you DO NOT have to give your name. CRIME STOPPERS will pay double the normal reward for information leading to an arrest for the crime of the week.

You can contact CRIME STOPPERS at 824-9100, at our website ChristianCountyCrimeStoppers.org, or by texting CRIMES (274637) keyword CCCS and then your tip.  As always you will remain anonymous.


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