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Suspect arrested in connection to Carbondale business robbery

CARBONDALE, IL (KFVS) -

A suspect has been arrested in connection with a business robbery on Oct. 20.

According to Carbondale police, around 11:15 p.m., officers responded to the 100 block of North Giant City Road in reference to the robbery.

Police say a man entered the Casey's Convenience Store and approached an employee at the front counter. They say the suspect inferred he had a gun and demanded money from the clerk.

The clerk complied and the suspect took the money and ran southbound from the store.

Police say they arrested the suspect in connection with the robbery and he was charged with aggravated robbery.

They say due to the investigation, and a robbery at Walgreens on Oct. 20, they are not able to release the suspect's identity, so as not to jeopardize either investigation.

According to police, the investigation is ongoing.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Carbondale Police Department at 618-457-3200 or Crime Stoppers at 618-549-COPS (2677). Anonymous tips can also be made by selecting the "Crime Stoppers" tab on the police department website.

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