City of Carbondale, Illinois
September 30, 2022
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
CARBONDALE – On 09/18/22 at 12:40 a.m., officers of the City of Carbondale Police Department responded to the 300 block of South Illinois Avenue in reference to a report of a robbery. Officers learned at about 12:28 a.m. the victim was inside a business when approached by the suspect who is pictured below. The suspect grabbed property that was in the possession of the victim. A struggle over the property ensued, casing the victim to fall to the ground. The suspect then and ran out of the back door of the business. The suspect was last seen northbound on South Illinois Avenue riding a white bicycle. No injuries were reported as a result of the incident. The investigation into the incident is active and ongoing.
Image of the Robbery suspect.
Anyone with information about this incident or the identity of the suspect is encouraged to contact the City of Carbondale Police Department at (618) 549-2121. 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!
The mission of the Carbondale Police Department is to work in partnership with our community to preserve life, protect human rights, protect property and improve quality of life by providing police service to all in a fair, sensitive and professional manner.