Woman robbed, shot in face in south St. Louis

Woman robbed, shot in face in south St. Louis

Woman robbed, shot in face in south St. Louis

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by Sarah Heath / KMOV.com

KMOV.com

Posted on October 17, 2012 at 3:44 AM

Updated Wednesday, Oct 17 at 10:06 AM

ST. LOUIS, Mo. (KMOV)—Police are looking for the suspect who took a woman's purse and then shot her multiple times Tuesday night in a south St. Louis neighborhood.

According to reports, the robbery happened near the intersection of Grand and Russell just after 9 p.m. Police said the female victim was approached by a armed man who demanded her purse. 

Once the suspect had the woman's purse, he started shooting. The woman was struck in the arm and face. She is currently listed in serious, but stable condition at an area hospital.

The suspect was described to police as a black male with braided hair. During the robbery he was wearing a grey hooded sweatshirt and blue jeans. Police have not yet been able to identify or locate the suspect.

The investigation is ongoing.


 

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