Police search for two men accused of stealing purse

By Heartland News
CARBONDALE, IL (KFVS) -  Police are searching for two men accused of robbing a woman in the University Mall parking lot in Carbondale Tuesday night.
The victim says one suspect grabbed her from behind when she was on her cell phone putting items in her car and that the other grabbed her phone and her purse, then both ran off.
She describes the suspects as two black men in their late teens, both about 5'9", 170 pounds, wearing hooded sweatshirts.  One had a maroon hooded sweatshirt with possible an SIU logo on it.  One was wearing a gray hooded sweatshirt and a black baseball cap.
Anyone with information is asked to call the Carbondale Police Department 457-3200 or Crime Stoppers at 549-COPS (2677).