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Posted on: November 17, 2020

Robbery Investigation

On 11-16-20 at approximately 11:54 p.m., officers of the City of Carbondale Police Department responded to the 800 block of East College Street in reference to a report of a robbery.  Officers learned the suspect lured the victim to the rear of a building where one of the suspects displayed a handgun and demanded the victim’s property.  The victim gave the suspect his property and fled the area.  One suspect was described as a black female with a light complexion in her 20s with black, red and blond braids that extended down to her waist and had fake enlarged eyelashes.  She was wearing a gray hoodie, red sweat pants and gray shoes.  The other suspect was described as a black male in his 20s, about 5’10” tall, thin build, wearing a white disposable surgical mask and a solid black hooded sweatshirt.  Anyone with information about this incident is encouraged to contact the City of Carbondale Police Department at (618) 457-3200.

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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