3 Arrested After Armed Robbery in Carbondale


By WSIL Manager

CARBONDALE -- Three people are in custody after an armed robbery in Carbondale.

It happened around 3:30 p.m. Sunday in the 500 block of East Willow Street. The victim told police a man with a gun approached him and demanded money.

Tuesday night, officers arrested Timothy T. Thomas, 25, of Carbondale, for the robbery.

Two others who were at the scene of the robbery - Phillip D. Howard, 24, of Perryville, Missouri and Sharicka P. Smith, 26, of Cairo - were taken into custody on warrants out of Alexander County.

Police continue to investigate.

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