ST. LOUIS (KMOV) – Authorities were preparing charges against a 17-year-old for four separate armed robberies in St. Louis over the weekend.
According to St. Louis Circuit Attorney Jennifer Joyce, there were seven victims total, including St. Louis University students.
Police said the suspect attempted to rob three men in the back of a business in the 4900 block of Laclede. Authorities said the victims ran once they noticed they were being robbed.
The suspect then robbed a woman in the 4900 block of West Pine, according to officials.
The suspect was eventually arrested by police north of the downtown area.
Details on the other two robberies were not disclosed.
Additional information was not immediately available.