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Pizza delivery driver robbed in Florissant

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By KMOV Web Producer By KMOV Web Producer
FLORISSANT, Mo. ( -- A Dominos Pizza delivery driver escaped injury after he was robbed while on a delivery to an apartment building in Florissant, Missouri Tuesday.
According to reports, the incident happened at a building in the 700 block of Mescalero Court.
The victim told police the suspect, who was armed with a handgun, approached him in a hallway and demanded money.  The suspect took the pizza pouch and cash bag from the driver and fled on foot.
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The suspect was described to police as a black male with a medium build, 5'10", 150 pounds, wearing a dark blue hoody and blue jeans.  The suspect was also wearing a black mask and black tennis shoes.
This incident comes just days after an Imo's Pizza delivery driver was shot and killed while on a delivery in the north St. Louis County neighborhood of Hillsdale.
Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call authorities.

Nancy Hightshoe, a safety expert, suggests delivery drivers call the person that requested the delivery and ask them to turn on a light before approaching the house.
Hightshoe recommends a plan that was installed in Dayton, Ohio when 17 delivery drivers were robbed in 2010. Officers taught prevention techniques to restaurant managers and drivers and city officials passed out a list of vacant houses and suspicious phone numbers to workers. Officers also posed as delivery drivers to catch suspects.

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