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Two men wanted for alleged strong-arm robbery of 70-year-old woman

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Anyone who can identify the suspect is asked call Crimestoppers at 1-866-371-TIPS (8477). By Stephanie Baumer Anyone who can identify the suspect is asked call Crimestoppers at 1-866-371-TIPS (8477). By Stephanie Baumer
Anyone who can identify the suspect is asked call Crimestoppers at 1-866-371-TIPS (8477). By Stephanie Baumer Anyone who can identify the suspect is asked call Crimestoppers at 1-866-371-TIPS (8477). By Stephanie Baumer
Anyone who can identify the suspect is asked call Crimestoppers at 1-866-371-TIPS (8477). By Stephanie Baumer Anyone who can identify the suspect is asked call Crimestoppers at 1-866-371-TIPS (8477). By Stephanie Baumer
Anyone who can identify the suspect is asked call Crimestoppers at 1-866-371-TIPS (8477). By Stephanie Baumer Anyone who can identify the suspect is asked call Crimestoppers at 1-866-371-TIPS (8477). By Stephanie Baumer

ST. LOUIS (KMOV.com) – The St. Louis Police Department is searching for a man suspected of stealing a woman’s purse during a strong-arm robbery on August 18.

Police say a 70-year-old woman was in the 5330 block of Itaska at 8:15 p.m. when a man approached her and took her purse, which contained credit/debit cards, cell phone and personal papers.

Authorities say the suspect fled the scene on foot, then entered a new model, four-door maroon sedan with tinted windows.

The robbery suspect is described as 35 to 40-years-old, 5-foot-7 to 5-foot-10, weighing 140 to 150 pounds and having a mustache or goatee.  Police say he was wearing a black hooded sweatshirt and black jeans at the time of the robbery.

There was no description for the driver of the getaway vehicle. 

Police say surveillance photos show the suspects using the woman’s stolen credit cards at a 7-11 store on Gravois and Jefferson.

Anyone with information about this crime is asked call Crimestoppers at 1-866-371-TIPS (8477).  

 

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