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Carbondale police investigating attempted burglary

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CARBONDALE, IL (KFVS) -

The Carbondale Police Department is investigating an attempted burglary at a home on August 28.

At around 4:50 p.m., officers responded to the 100 block of North Springer Street for a report of a residential burglary in progress.

Police say the victim returned home to find an unknown man inside.

The man ran, possibly headed northeast from the home.

According to police, the suspect used force and damaged property while entering the home.

Police say the suspect was described as a thin, black male between the ages of 19 and 24. He was wearing a black ball cap backwards, a black shirt and pants.

The investigation is ongoing.

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