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Posted on: August 26, 2019

Armed Robbery

On 08-25-19 at 9:39 p.m., officers of the City of Carbondale Police Department responded to a report of an armed robbery in the 300 block of East Lynda Drive. Officers learned the victim, a delivery driver for a local restaurant was approached by two female suspects. One suspect battered the victim while the other displayed a firearm and demanded money. The suspects fled west on foot on East Dorthella Street. The suspects were only described as black females. The victim suffered minor injuries, but declined medical treatment. The investigation is currently active. Anyone with information about the incident should contact the Carbondale Police Department at 618-457-3200 or Crime Stoppers at 618-549-COPS (2677).

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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