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Posted on: June 12, 2020

Theft Investigation

On 06-10-2020, at 4:25 p.m., Carbondale Police Officers responded to the 400 block of West Monroe Street in reference to a report of a theft from a person.  The victim reported being inside a parked car with friends when the suspect ran up to the car, grabbed money out of the victim’s hand, then ran west towards South Poplar Street.  The suspect is a black male in his early 20’s, about 5’01” tall, 180 pounds, medium complexion, with bushy hairstyle.  He was last seen wearing a white tank top and white shorts.  There were no injuries as a result of the incident.  This investigation is currently active and being investigated by the Carbondale Police Department.

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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