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Police Search for Attempted Robbers

Police Search for Attempted Robbers
By: Heartland News

MURPHYSBORO, Ill. - About 8 p.m. Monday night, two men with guns forced their way into a home in rural Murphysboro.

Police say the two held the people inside at gunpoint while they attempted to steal TV's and other electronics from the home.

At one point, a fight broke out between one of the residents and the suspects.

The men then fled from the home, got into a vehicle with a third man and sped off.

The first suspect is described as a black man about 6' 3" and weighing 160 pounds.  He was wearing light sweat pants and a black shirt.

Suspect two, is a black man about 5' 5" and weighing about 135 pounds.  He was wearing blue jeans and a black shirt.

Residents tell police both men were probably between 20 and 25 years old.

Suspect three, the driver of the car is only described as a black man.

Police are still looking for a bronze colored Kia Amanti.  It was last seen driving east on old Highway 13.

Anyone with information should call the Jackson County Sheriff's Department.

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