Raw: Police search for suspect in 2 armed robberies near Forest Park - KMOV.com

Raw: Police search for suspect in 2 armed robberies near Forest Park

ST. LOUIS, Missouri (KMOV) -- St. Louis police are on the lookout for an armed robbery suspect who held up two people Wednesday night in west St. Louis.

The robberies were in a neighborhood filled with younger residents.  Many of them are Washington University students.

Authorities said a 26-year-old Asian male reported that they were robbed in the 6000 block of Pershing Avenue around 11:30 p.m.

According to police, the suspect stole his laptop and Kindle.

Moments later, a 22-year-old victim said the suspect stole his laptop and iPhone on the same block.

Police say the robber had a handgun.  He was described to police as a black male in his 20's with long dreadlocks. He was wearing a black t-shirt with writing and dark "skinny" jeans. He was last seen running west on Pershing Avenue toward the Washington University campus.

Anyone with on information on the robbery is asked to call the St. Louis Police Department.

 

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