08-05-14 Web Release –Robbery Investigation
On 08-04-14 at 12:30 a.m., the City of Carbondale Police Department responded to the 400 block of Robert A. Stalls in reference to a report of a robbery. Officers learned that the victim was walking northbound on North Robert A. Stalls when two unknown black males approached him. The suspects forced the victim to relinquish personal property, and then fled the scene on foot. The first suspect is described as being in his middle 20's, approximately 5'8" tall, 160 pounds with medium length, black dreadlock style hair. The second suspect is described as being in his middle 20's, approximately 6'00" tall with a heavy build and was riding a BMX style bicycle northbound on N. Robert A. Stalls towards East Chestnut Street. There were no weapons threatened or displayed during this incident and the victim was not injured. The investigationinto the incident is continuing.
Anyone with information about this 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.