On 02-08-2020 at 9:15 p.m., officers of the City of Carbondale Police Department responded to the 500 block of West Cherry Street in reference to a report of a mob action complaint. Officers learned the two victims were approached and attacked by five males. After battering the victims, the suspects fled the area on foot. The suspects were all described as juvenile black males. The victims declined medical treatment. Anyone with information about this incident is encouraged to contact the City of Carbondale Police Department at (618) 457-3200. The investigation is currently active.
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