ST. LOUIS, Mo. (KMOV.com) – A St. Louis man who asked several strangers for a ride home after a night of drinking was later robbed at gunpoint in his own home.
The victim said that three men rushed into his home and pointed a gun in his face, threatening to shoot. He said one man pulled his pants down to check all the pockets while another man ransacked the home, looking for money.
The victim said after a night of drinking, he offered two women $20 for a ride from East St. Louis to his Carondolet home. He believes the two women were behind the robbery.
St. Louis police confirmed the robbery but said the victim appeared intoxicated and changed his story several times. They will continue to investigate the crime.
“I should have just paid the cab … it almost cost me my life,” said the victim of the situation.