Carbondale police arrest 2 armed robbery suspects

Carbondale police arrest 2 armed robbery suspects
From left: Peter Greenwood and Jekiary Anderson were arrested in connection to an armed robbery in January. (Source: Carbondale Police Department)

CARBONDALE, Ill. (KFVS) - Two people were arrested in connection to an armed robbery January.

Peter J. Greenwood, 19, of Carbondale, and Jekiary T. Anderson, 21, of Carbondale were arrested for armed robbery.

Greenwood was also charged with obstructing a peace officer.

They were both taken to the Jackson County Jail.

On January 30 around 2 p.m., Carbondale police responded to the 300 block of East Mill Street regarding a complaint of an armed robbery.

The victim told officers he agreed to meet with a female acquaintance in that area.

While waiting on the acquaintance to arrive, two male suspects armed with weapons approached the victim. The suspects demanded the victim give them his property.

Both suspects took the items and walked away from the scene.

Police said the victim did not report any injuries.

The investigation is ongoing.

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