Armed Robbery Investigation
07-25-13 Web Release –Armed Robbery Investigation
On 07-25-13, at 12:10 a.m. the City of Carbondale Police Department responded to the 300 block of West Pecan Street in reference to a report of an armed robbery. Officers learned the victim, a taxi driver, was responding to a call for service when a white male and black male suspect entered the taxi. The suspects forcibly stole property while armed with a knife before fleeing the area on foot. Both suspects are described as wearing black, long sleeve t-shirts. The victim was not injured during this incident. The investigation into the incident is continuing.
Anyone with information about the incident is encouraged to contact the Police Department at (618) 457-3200 or Crime Stoppers at (618) 549-COPS (2677). Anonymous tips may also be made by selecting the “Crime Stoppers” tab located on the main page of this website.