FENTON, Mo. (KMOV.com) – A man suspected of punching and robbing a woman in a Fenton Best Buy parking lot is in police custody.
Justin Rhine, 23, is accused of punching a 65-year-old woman and taking her purse, cell phone and newly purchased merchandise as she walked to her vehicle in the store's parking lot on February 11. Following the robbery, Rhine and another suspect left the scene, located near Highway 141 and Highway 30, in a stolen Monte Carlo with the Missouri license plates “1DD 486,” police said.
According to police, Rhine was caught on camera using the woman's credit card at a gas station following the robbery.
Rhine was arrested on Tuesday and charged with second degree robbery. He is currently being held on a $50,000 bond.
Police said Rhine did not act alone in the robbery.
Anyone with information regarding the case is asked to contact police or CrimeStoppers.