(KMOV)-- Two juveniles are in custody after robbing a woman leaving the Lumiere Casino in downtown St. Louis Wednesday afternoon.
According to police, a woman was leaving the casino around 1 p.m. when she was approached by two juveniles, one being armed with a gun.
The armed suspect pointed the gun at the victim and demanded her purse to which she complied with the suspect's demands.
The woman saw a police officer in the area and flagged him down. The victim explained that she had just been robbed and provided the officer with descriptions of the suspects.
The officer patrolled the area looking for the suspects and located both of them in the vicinity. After a short foot pursuit both suspects were taken into custody. A weapon was also recovered.
The suspects are now in the custody of juvenile authorities.