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Carbondale police are looking for a suspect in what they're calling a strong-armed robbery that happened Sunday.

According to a Wednesday news release from the Carbondale Police Department, officers responded at about 9:45 p.m. Sunday to a business in the 1900 block of West Main Street, in the area near the Murdale Shopping Center. Police did not specify at which business the incident took place.

Officers learned that an unknown suspect battered a victim and stole property, then fled east from the business. The victim had minor injuries and declined medical treatment, police say. Police did not say what property had been stolen.

The suspect is described as a black male, about 5 feet 8 inches tall, about 150 pounds, with short hair, wearing a red shirt and khaki shorts.

Anyone with information about the incident is asked to call Carbondale Police at 618-457-3200 or Crime Stoppers at 618-549-2677.

— The Southern

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