Armed Robbery Investigation
04-21-14 Web Release –Armed Robbery Investigation
On 04-19-14 at about 2:13 a.m., the City of Carbondale Police Department responded to the 400 block of West Monroe Street in reference to a report of a battery complaint. Officers learned that the victim was walking westbound on West Monroe Street when approximately five to seven black males approached him and an acquaintance. The victim was battered by one of the black males who brandished a handgun during the incident and stole property from the victim. The suspect who brandished the handgun was described as wearing a white hooded sweatshirt. 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.