Police search for teen charged in connection with armed diner robbery, assault


by KMOV.com Staff


Posted on August 21, 2013 at 6:47 PM

Updated Wednesday, Aug 21 at 9:54 PM

 (KMOV) – St. Louis authorities issue at-large warrants against a teen accused of shooting another teen and robbing a restaurant at gunpoint in north St. Louis.

James Glass, 18, was charged with first-degree assault, first-degree robbery, and two counts of armed criminal action. Authorities believe he is armed and dangerous.

Police say Glass and the 19-year-old victim got into an argument in a vehicle parked on the 4500 block of Elmbank in the early morning hours of July 5.

Glass is accused of getting out of the vehicle, retrieving a gun and demanding money from the victim.

After the victim complied with Glass’ demands, he exited the vehicle and began to walk away when Glass fired multiple shots at him.

The victim was shot in both legs and was transported to an area hospital where he was listed in serious condition.

James Glass is also accused of robbing an Eat-Rite Diner on the 600 block of Chouteau at gunpoint on August 12. He and another male allegedly demanded money from the register as they pointed a gun at a waitress at 5 a.m. She complied and they fled with an undisclosed amount of money. 

They fled in a a white Buick Regal or Century with a missing hubcap on the front passenger side tire. 

A judge issued a $150,000 cash-only bond for Glass.

Anyone with information regarding this incident or the whereabouts of James Glass, is urged them to call CrimeStoppers at 866-371-TIPS (8477). All calls are anonymous and tips leading to an arrest can pay up to $1,000.