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Armed Robbery Investigation

On 12-21-2017 around 1:55 p.m., officers with the City of Carbondale Police Department responded to Little Caesars, 819 West Main Street, in reference to an armed robbery.  Officers learned one suspect had just entered the business demanding money. The suspect, a white male, displayed what appeared to be a firearm in the waistband of his pants. The suspect was described as white male, 20-25 years old, 6’03” tall, 200 pounds, who was last seen wearing a gray jacket, gray shirt, jeans, and black and white hi-top Nike shoes. The suspect left the business eastbound on a gray bicycle with an undisclosed amount of money.  There were no reported injuries and the investigation into the incident continues.

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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