South St. Louis bank robbed for 2nd time in less than a month

South St. Louis bank robbed for 2nd time in less than a month

South St. Louis bank robbed for 2nd time in less than a month

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by KMOV.com staff

KMOV.com

Posted on July 3, 2012 at 10:39 AM

Updated Tuesday, Jul 3 at 11:17 AM

5300 block of Southwest Ave St Louis, MO 63139

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ST. LOUIS, Mo. (KMOV.com) – Police said a man robbed a US Bank in south St. Louis on Tuesday, the second such incident at the bank in less than a month.

According to authorities, the robbery happened just after 9 a.m. Tuesday in the 5300 block of Southwest Avenue.  Police said the suspect walked into the bank and demanded money.  He indicated he had a weapon, but did not show one.  Witnesses told police the suspect fled in a red SUV.

The suspect was described to police as a black male in his mid 20’s, around 5’10” with a thin build.  During the robbery, he was wearing a green t-shirt, green hat and a scarf over his face.

Police did not say if the suspect got away with any money.

On June 11, the same bank was robbed in a similar fashion.  The suspect has not yet been captured.

Anyone with further information is asked to call police.

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