Cairo man arrested in connection with Carbondale armed robbery | Crime
CARBONDALE, IL (KFVS) - Carbondale police arrested a man Monday in connection with an armed robbery investigation.
On August 26 around 3:12 a.m., police say they responded to the 700 block of East Main Street in reference to a report of an armed robbery.
Police say they learned the victim and two suspects, who are acquaintances, were together when the suspects forcibly stole property while armed with a gun. They say the suspects ran from the scene and the victim was not injured in the incident.
During the investigation, police say one of the suspects was identified as Esley Cornelius, 22, from Cairo, Ill. He was arrested and taken to the Jackson County Jail.
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