Police: Man with cane robs couple in downtown St. Louis

Police: Man with cane robs couple in downtown St. Louis

Police: Man with cane robs couple in downtown St. Louis

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by KMOV.com staff

KMOV.com

Posted on August 15, 2013 at 11:25 AM

(KMOV) – Police are looking for a limping man with a cane who robbed two people in downtown St. Louis late Wednesday night.

Authorities said a 23-year-old woman and 26-year-old man were walking in the 220 block of N. 7th St. when a man carrying a cane approached.

Police said the suspect, who had a slight limp, then grabbed the woman’s purse and ran from the scene.

Authorities said the man starting giving chase, but the suspect flourished a knife as he got closer.

The suspect then fled.

The victims said he was wearing a black leather jacket with silver writing and black pants. 

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