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Carbondale, Illinois 62901

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Robbery & Burglary Investigations

The City of Carbondale Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in attempting to identify two individuals believed to be responsible for three felony offenses within the last two weeks. The crimes include a commercial burglary that occurred on 7-26-17 around 10:10pm at Citgo, 2101 South Illinois Avenue, an armed robbery that occurred on 7-27-17 around 9:00pm at Dollar General, 2160 Ramada Lane, and an armed robbery that occurred on 8-9-17 around 11:50pm at Primo’s Pizza, 604 East Park Street.

The male suspects wore different Halloween masks during each incident. They also wore heavy coats and gloves and are believed to be black males. One suspect was described as about 6’04” tall, weighing 220 pounds. The other suspect was described about 5’06” tall with a thin build. One of the males may have medium length blond dreadlocks. The investigation into these incidents is continuing.

Anyone with information about this incident is encouraged to contact the City of Carbondale Police Department at (618) 457-3200. You may also call the Carbondale/SIU Crime Stoppers anonymous tip line at (618) 549-COPS (2677) or the Murphysboro/Jackson County anonymous tip line at (618) 687-COPS (2677). Anonymous tips may also be made by selecting the “Crime Stoppers” tab located on the main page of this website. Please help yourself, along with your county, its communities and the university campus by using these numbers if you witness, or have any information pertaining to, a crime. Cash rewards for information which leads to an arrest are also made anonymously. Remember, crime doesn’t pay, but Crime Stoppers does!

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