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Posted on: February 1, 2021

Aggravated Armed Robbery

On 01-30-21 at approximately 2:00 p.m., City of Carbondale Police Officers responded to the 300 block of East Mill Street regarding a complaint of an armed robbery.  The victim reported he agreed to meet with a female acquaintance in that area.  While waiting on the acquaintance to arrive, two black male suspects armed with weapons approached the victim.  The suspects demanded the victim give them his property.  Both suspects took the stolen items and walked away from the scene.  The victim did not report any injuries.  The first suspect is described as a black male, in his 20’s, 6’00”, 145 lbs, wearing a black winter hat, a black and white bandana across his face, and a black coat. This suspect was carrying a handgun.   The second suspect is described as a black male, in his 30’s, 5’08”, 170 lbs, wearing a black winter hat and a puffy grey and white jacket. The second suspect was carrying a knife.   Anyone with information about this 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 active and ongoing. 

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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