On 07-26-13, at 2:55 a.m. the City of Carbondale Police Department responded to the 400 block of West Willow Street in reference to a report of robbery. Officers learned the victim was walking along the sidewalk when approached by the suspect who forcibly stole property. The suspect was described as a dark skinned black male, approximately 27-33 years old, around 5’10” tall, 160 pounds, with ear length dreadlock style hair, who was last seen wearing a red shirt and khaki shorts. The investigation into this incident is continuing.
Anyone with information about the incident is encouraged to contact the Police Department at (618) 457-3200 or Crime Stoppers at (618) 549-COPS (2677). Anonymous tips may also be made by selecting the “Crime Stoppers” tab located on the main page of this website.