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Posted on: October 11, 2021

Home Invasion and Armed Robbery Investigation

On 10-06-21 at approximately 9:20 a.m., City of Carbondale Police Officers responded to the 300 block of South James Street in reference to a home invasion which occurred at approximately 1:00 a.m. on 10-05-21.  Officers learned two unknown suspects wearing masks and armed with handguns entered the residence and demanded property from the victims.  The suspects left in an unknown direction of travel.  No injuries were reported as a result of this incident.  Anyone with information about the incident should contact the Carbondale Police Department at 618-457-3200. The investigation is ongoing and active.

Anyone with information about this incident is encouraged to contact the City of Carbondale Police Department at (618) 549-2121. 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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