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Armed Robbery Investigation

On 09-09-2017 at about 12:25 a.m., officers responded to Primo’s Pizza, 604 East Park Street, in reference to an armed robbery that had just occurred.  Officers learned that two suspects entered the business, displayed weapons and demanded money.   One suspect was described as a black male, 5’10”, having an athletic build, wearing a black hooded sweatshirt, blue jeans, white shoes and white gloves.  The suspect was wearing a Halloween-style mask and displayed a black folding knife.   The second suspect was described as 6’02” tall, having an athletic build, wearing a dark hooded sweatshirt, blue jeans and black shoes.  The second suspect was wearing a Halloween-style mask displayed a silver colored semi-automatic handgun.  The suspects left the area on foot in an unknown direction.  The investigation into the incident is continuing. 

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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On 09/09/17 around 12:25 a.m., officers with the City of Carbondale Police Department responded to a business in the 600 block of East Park Street in reference to an armed robbery that had just occurred. Officers learned that two suspects went into the business, each armed with weapons and demanding money. One suspect, who was wearing a Halloween-style mask, a gray or black hooded sweatshirt and jeans, was believed to be a black male, around 6’4” tall with a solid build. The other suspect, also believed to be a black male, was wearing a Halloween-style mask, a gray or black hooded sweatshirt and jeans, standing around 5’7” tall with a solid build.  The suspects left the area on foot with an undisclosed amount of money.

The investigation into this incident continues.  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).


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