(KMOV) – Authorities are looking for a suspect who attempted to rob a woman working in the backyard of her home in Belleville on Sunday.
Police said the victim was in her yard in the 1000 block of Forest Ave. when a man armed with a handgun approached and demanded money.
The victim said she had none and the suspect fled on foot to the front of the home. Witnesses said he then ran through a neighbor’s yard, got into a silver or gray vehicle and drove away from the scene.
Authorities described the suspect as a black man with a medium building and light complexion. He was wearing a gray hooded sweatshirt and dark shorts.
Additional information was not immediately available.