Police: Man robs 83-year-old nun walking in south St. Louis
Posted on October 10, 2013 at 5:26 AM
Updated Thursday, Oct 10 at 5:50 PM
(KMOV) -- Police are investigating after an 83-year-old nun was robbed while walking in south St. Louis early Thursday.
Authorities said the woman was in the 4200 block of Delor walking to St. John the Baptist Catholic Church around 5 a.m. when a man armed with a screwdrvier approached her.
The robber ran away after taking a wallet and tote bag from the nun, who was not injured. Police say he fled in a light-colored sport utility vehicle driven by another man.
The Rev. John A. Keenoy, said the nun volunteers at the church twice a week as a cook.