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Two Sought in Saturday Afternoon Armed Robbery in Carbondale

CARBONDALE – Carbondale Police are investigating a Saturday afternoon armed robbery that allegedly happened in the 300 block of East Mill Street.

According to a Carbondale Police report, officers responded to the mentioned area around 2 p.m. where the victim reported that he agreed to meet with a female acquaintance in that area. While waiting on the acquaintance to arrive, two black male suspects armed with weapons approached the victim. The suspects demanded the victim give them his property. Both suspects took the stolen items and walked away from the scene. The victim did not report any injuries.  

The first suspect is described as a black male, in his 20’s, standing 6’ tall , weighing 145 pounds. He was  wearing a black winter hat, a black and white bandana across his face, and a black coat. This suspect was carrying a handgun.  

The second suspect is described as a black male, in his 30’s, standing 5’8” tall, weighing 170 pounds. He was wearing a black winter hat and a puffy grey and white jacket. The second suspect was carrying a knife.  

Anyone with information about this incident is encouraged to contact Carbondale Police at 457-3200 or Crime Stoppers at 549-COPS.