Carbondale and Herrin Police Collaborate on Series of Robberies

Sep 20, 2017

The Carbondale and Herrin Police Departments have partnered to investigate a series of recent armed robberies that have occurred in both towns.

Officers say as a result of the joint investigation, the following robberies are being investigated as related:

July 27th at Dollar General on Ramada Lane in Carbondale
August 9th at Primo's Pizza in Carbondale
August 16th at Dollar General in Herrin
August 21st at Egyptian Corner in Carbondale
September 5th at Roll N Up in Carbondale
September 9th at Primo's Pizza in Carbondale
September 16th at Farm Fresh in Herrin

The suspects in each incident have been described as two black men. The suspects have worn masks during the incidents and have been armed with handguns during each incident.

One of the suspects is described as between 6'0" and 6'04" tall, weighing around 220 pounds. The other man is described as slightly shorter with an athletic or thin build.

These suspects are to be considered armed and dangerous. The public should not approach them, but to instead dial 911 immediately.