Police: 2 men kidnap teen near Scottrade Center, sexually assault him

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by KMOV.com staff

KMOV.com

Posted on April 19, 2014 at 6:38 PM

Updated Monday, Apr 21 at 6:27 AM

(KMOV) -- St. Louis police are investigating a kidnapping, robbery, and sexual assault involving a 19-year-old near the Scottrade Center on Friday.

According to police, two men approached the teen and forced him to walk a mile toward Martin Luther King Drive.

The teen told police the suspects then sexually assaulted him.

“There is a lot of good people here in this neighborhood,” said one bystander. “If they saw something, they would definitely say something about it. This is quite unusual.”

Police say after the attack, the teen called police and went to a local hospital to be evaluated.

The investigation is ongoing. 

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