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Men facing multiple charges after victim pistol-whipped during robbery

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Christopher Ellis (L) and Spencer Banks (R) are facing multiple charges after allegedly robbing two people in June. Christopher Ellis (L) and Spencer Banks (R) are facing multiple charges after allegedly robbing two people in June.

ST. LOUIS, Mo. (KMOV.com) – Two men are facing multiple charges after they alleged pistol-whipped a victim during an armed robbery in June.

Christopher Ellis, 39, and Spencer W. Banks, 26, along with a third unnamed suspect, are accused of robbing two victims at gunpoint in the 4010 block of Butler.

According to the probable cause statement, during the robbery, the unnamed suspect pistol-whipped one of the victims.

After being arrested, Banks, police said, was in possession of a wallet stolen from one of the victims.

Ellis and Banks are charged with two counts of first-degree robbery and two counts of armed criminal action. Both men are being held on a $100,000 bond.

Information and charges regarding the unnamed suspect have not been released.

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