Carbondale police investigating armed robbery

Carbondale police investigating armed robbery
According to the report, the suspect was accompanied by two other men and took property from the victim after pulling out a handgun. The victim then fled the area. (Source: Brittany Jacob/KFVS)

CARBONDALE, Ill. (KFVS) - Police are investigating a report of an armed robbery.

Police received a report on July 15 of an armed robbery in the 400 block of East College Street on July 12 around 2 p.m.

They say the victim was approached by a person described as about 16 years old with several tattoos, including one on his neck. He was described as 5-feet, 8-inches tall and 160 pounds with a short dreadlock hairstyle and wearing blue shorts.

According to the report, the suspect was accompanied by two other men and took property from the victim after pulling out a handgun. The victim then fled the area.

There were not reported injuries.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Carbondale Police Department at 618-457-3200. You can also call the Carbondale/SIU Crime Stoppers anonymous tip line at 618-549-COPS or the Murphysboro/Jackson County anonymous tip line at 618-687-COPS.

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