Victim battered Saturday treated for minor injuries

By Luke Nozicka, @lukenozicka

The Carbondale Police Department responded to a report of an armed robbery Saturday in the alley between East Jackson Street and East Oak Street, according to a Carbondale police press release.

“Officers learned the victim was in the alley when he was approached by the suspect, who was armed with a handgun,” the release, published about 4 p.m. Monday, read. “The suspect battered the victim and stole personal property before fleeing the area on foot.”

The victim was treated for minor injuries at Memorial Hospital of Carbondale.


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