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Posted on: January 8, 2021

Armed Robbery

On 01-07-21 at approximately 12:08 p.m., City of Carbondale Police Officers responded to the 1100 block of East Main Street regarding a complaint of an armed robbery.  The victim reported he agreed to meet with acquaintances he communicated with by social media for a transaction.  The male and female suspects got into the victim’s car and the male suspect pulled out a handgun.  The male suspect pointed the gun at the victim and demanded property.  Both suspects took the victim’s property and left in another vehicle.  The female suspect is identified as a 15 year old white female from Carbondale.  The unknown male suspect is described as a white male approximately 20 years of age, brown hair, 5’11”, 120 lbs, wearing a gray jacket and blue jeans.   The suspects might be in an unknown model gold Pontiac.  The investigation into the incident is active and ongoing.  Anyone with information about this incident is encouraged to contact the police department at 618-457-3200 or Crime Stoppers at 618-549-COPS.  

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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