Police investigate robbery, assault at hospital parking garage


by KMOV.com staff


Posted on February 16, 2013 at 5:32 PM

Updated Thursday, Oct 24 at 4:22 AM

(KMOV.com) -- Richmond Heights police continue to investigate a robbery and assault at a St. Mary's Hospital parking garage on Saturday afternoon.

The incident happened in a parking garage near the hospital around 12:30 p.m.

According to police, a female visitor was assaulted and robbed. The woman was then treated in the hospital's emergency room.

No word yet on the victim's condition, or any suspects in the case.

According to a statement from St. Mary's, the hospital is working closely with Richmond Heights police as the investigation continues

Some hospital visitors said they were shocked to hear about the robbery and assault.

"I wouldn't think that it would happen at a hospital anyway...i mean its a hospital, you would think it's more secure," said Keiara Hammonds.

Hospital officials and the police department have not yet released a description of the suspect.

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