Carbondale investigating robbery, looking for 2 suspects

Carbondale investigating robbery, looking for 2 suspects
Police say one suspect lured the victim behind a building while another showed a handgun and demanded his property. (Source: Brittany Jacob/KFVS)

CARBONDALE, Ill. (KFVS) - Police are looking for two suspects in connection to a robbery.

Around 11:54 p.m. on Monday, November 16, Carbondale police responded to the 800 block of East College Street for a report of a robbery.

Officers learned the suspect lured the victim to the back of a building where one of the suspects showed a handgun and demanded the victim’s property. The victim gave the suspect his property and left the area.

One suspect was described as a woman in her 20s with black, red and blond braids down to her waist. She was also described as having fake, enlarged eyelashes. She was wearing a gray hoodie, red sweat pants and gray shoes.

The other suspect was described as a man in his 20s, about 5-feet, 10-inches tall with a thin build and wearing a white disposable surgical mask and a solid black hooded sweatshirt.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Carbondale Police Department at 618-457-3200.

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