On 11-13-2019 at approximately 6:01 p.m., City of Carbondale Police Officers responded to the 900 block of East Park Street in reference to a report of a home invasion. Officers learned at 5:30 p.m. two suspects entered the residence, one of which displayed a handgun, and demanded money. The suspects stole property and then fled on foot in an unknown direction of travel. The suspects are described as the following
Suspect #1) A black male around 6' tall and 25 years old and an athletic build, wearing a black sweatshirt and dark jeans with a hat on and the hood pulled up. The suspect displayed a small, gray semi-automatic handgun.
Suspect #2) A black male around 5'9" tall and 20 years old, wearing a dark/black hoodie with jeans and the hood pulled up.
The investigation is currently active and ongoing.
Anyone with information about this incident is encouraged to contact the City of Carbondale Police Department at (618) 457-3200. You may also call the Carbondale/SIU Crime Stoppers anonymous tip line at (618) 549-COPS (2677) or 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 this website. Please help yourself, along with your county, its communities and the university campus by using these numbers if you witness, or have any information pertaining to, a crime. Cash rewards for information which leads to an arrest are also made anonymously. Remember, crime doesn’t pay, but Crime Stoppers does!