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Carbondale police searching for robbery suspects

CARBONDALE, IL (KFVS) -

Carbondale, Illinois police are looking for suspects after a reported robbery on Oct. 18.

Police responded to the 100 block of South Poplar Street around 11 p.m.

They say four people were walking when the suspects tried to talk to them.

Police say the victims ignored the comments, and at that time one of the suspects grabbed a purse from one victim and ran southeast.

The suspect who stole the purse was described as a black man, 6 feet tall, skinny, with short black hair and a dark skin tone. He was last seen wearing a black Nike zip-up jacket and tan pants.

The second suspect was described as a black man with black mohawk-style hair. He was last seen wearing a white or grey t-shirt and blue jeans.

Police say they do not have a description of the third suspect.

The investigation is ongoing.

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