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501 South Washington
Carbondale, Illinois 62901

Phone (618) 457-3200
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Armed Robbery Investigation

04-21-14 Web Release –Armed Robbery Investigation

On 04-19-14 at about 1:20 a.m., the City of Carbondale Police Department responded to the 900 block of East Park Street in reference to a report of an armed robbery that just occurred in the 700 block of East Grand Avenue. Officers learned that several unknown suspects approached the victim while brandishing a handgun and demanding money. The suspects then fled the scene on a foot southbound towards the apartment complex at 700 East Park Street. The first suspect is described as a black male, 18 – 20 years old, with a dark complexion and short, dreadlock style hair who was last seen wearing a black hooded sweatshirt and denim jeans.  The second suspect is described as a black male,  18 – 20 year old, with a medium complexion and short hair who was last seen wearing a blue hooded sweatshirt and blue sweatpants.  There were no injuries reported as a result of 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.

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