Attempted Robbery & Aggravated Battery Investigation
04-07-14 Web Release –Attempted Robbery and Aggravated Battery Investigation
On 04-05-14, the City of Carbondale Police Department responded to St. Joseph’s Hospital in reference to a report of a battery investigation. Officers learned that on the evening of 04-03-14 the victim and an acquaintance were walking in the 400 block of West College Street when an unknown suspect attempted to steal property from the victim. The victim and suspect got into an altercation and the suspect fled the scene. The victim was treated and released for non-life threatening injuries at St. Joseph Hospital in Murphysboro IL. The suspect could only be described as a black female. The investigation into this 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 bemade by selecting the “Crime Stoppers” tab located on the main page of this website.