Carbondale PD arrest 1 of 3 suspects in robbery attempt

Published: Feb. 2, 2016 at 8:59 PM CST
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CARBONDALE, IL (KFVS) - The City of Carbondale Police Department is reporting it responded to a robbery complaint at Carbondale Memorial Hospital on Saturday, Jan. 30.

During the course of the investigation, officers learned the victim in question was robbed by three black males when he left a friend's house located in the 800 block of West Mill Street. One of the suspects was determined to be the friend the victim had been visiting. Officers later identified the suspect in question as Ricky Brazil, 24.

Officers found Brazil and arrested him without incident. Brazil was charged with robbery, mob action and possession of stolen property.

He was incarcerated at the Jackson County Jail.

The victim was treated for minor injuries at Memorial Hospital of Carbondale.

Police say the investigation into this incident remains ongoing. Anyone with information regarding this incident or the identity of the suspects is encouraged to contact the City of Carbondale Police Department at (618)-457-3200 or the Carbondale/SIU Crime Stoppers anonymous tip line at (618)-549-COPS (2677). You may also call the Murphysboro/Jackson County anonymous tip line at (618)-687-COPS (2677).

Anonymous tips may also be made by selecting the "Crime Stoppers" tab located on the main page of the City of Carbondale Police Department's website.

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