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Posted on: December 20, 2019

[ARCHIVED] Armed Robbery Investigation

On 12-18-19 at 11:49 p.m. officers of the City of Carbondale Police Department were dispatched to Little Caesar’s, 819 West Main Street for an armed robbery.  Upon arrival officers learned a suspect entered the store with his face partially concealed.  The suspect displayed a silver handgun and demanded money.  The suspect fled west from the business.  The suspect was described as a black male, 5’08” tall with a dark skin tone.  Anyone with information about the incident is encouraged to contact the police department at 618-457-3200 or Crime Stoppers at 618-549-COPS. The investigation into the incident 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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