(KMOV)-- Police are investing two robberies that took place in the St. Charles area on Tuesday.
Authorities say that around 10:00 p.m., two men wearing hooded sweatshirts and bandanas robbed the Shell convenience market in Lake Saint Louis. One suspect forced the clerk at gunpoint to hand over $55 in cash and 23 packs of cigarettes, while another positioned himself near the door.
Witnesses say the suspects then ran from the gas station and entered a white Chrysler Sebring.
At approximately 11:00 p.m., police received information that a gas station on Truman Boulevard near Interstate 70 in St. Charles had also been robbed by individuals in hooded sweatshirts and bandanas.
The getaway vehicle matched the description of the car used in the Lake Saint Louis robbery.
Around 11:40 p.m., a Missouri Highway Patrol trooper conducted a traffic stop on Interstate 70 near St. Charles Rock Road. The vehicle matched the description of the car used in both gas station robberies. The occupants were taken into custody.
Authorities have confirmed that two adults and two juveniles were involved.
The case remains under investigation.