ST. LOUIS COUNTY- On November 4th at approximately 11:23 p.m., police arrived at a robbery in which the victim was also physically assaulted with a punch in the face
The victim reported that the incident was a recent robbery. He explained that the suspect approached him and initially asked him for a cigarette.
However, when the victim informed the suspect that he didn’t have one, the situation escalated. The suspect then displayed a black handgun, pointed it at the victim and demanded his possessions.
When the victim resisted and refused to hand over his property, the suspect resorted to violence and punched the victim in the face. The attacker fled on foot with the victim’s backpack.
The investigation into this incident is ongoing.
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