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Posted on: September 27, 2021

Armed Robbery Investigation

On 09/24/21, City of Carbondale Police Officers investigated a report of an armed robbery near the intersection of West Main Street and South Poplar Street that took place on 09/23/21 at approximately 11:45 p.m.  Officers learned the victim was robbed by two black males who were wearing black clothing and armed with handguns.  The suspects took property belonging to the victim then ran away, with one running south on South Poplar and the other east on West Main.  No injuries were reported as a result of the incident.   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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