Police Investigating Robbery and Home Invasion and Robbery in Carbondale


At 9:20 am on Oct. 6, Carbondale Police Officers responded to a home invasion call at the 300 block of South James Street. Police say, at approximately 1:00 am on Oct. 5, two unknown suspects wearing masks entered the residence and demanded property from the victims. The two suspects were armed with handguns; however, no injuries were reported from the scene. The suspects fled in an unknown direction and the investigation is still ongoing. Anyone with information about the incident should contact the Carbondale Police Department at 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).

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