ST. LOUIS (KMOV) -- A valet working at Hotel Ignacio was robbed at gunpoint Saturday night and police are looking for a suspect.
The victim says he was crossing south on Locust Street at the driveway of the hotel when a male armed with a handgun held him up, asking him for money. The victim told the suspect to take whatever he wanted. The suspect went through the victim's pockets, removing a wallet and keys.
A witness observed the incident and yelled at the suspect, causing the suspect to run east on Locust. The suspect was seen entering the passenger side of a light green Nissan Altima. The vehicle fled east on Locust then south on Compton.
The suspect is described as an African American man, about 6-feet tall, approximately 170 pounds, wearing a gray hooded sweatshirt, a red bandana and black sweat pants.
The investigation is ongoing.