Suspect robs man after asking for lighter Thursday morning - KMOV.com

Suspect robs man after asking for lighter Thursday morning

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ST. LOUIS, Mo. (KMOV.com) – A man was the victim of an armed robbery after the suspect approached him and asked for a lighter early Thursday morning.

The 24-year-old victim told police he was in the 6300 block of West Florissant when the suspect asked for a lighter around 2:30 a.m.

After receiving the lighter, the suspect pressed a firearm to the victim’s body and demanded his property, police said.

The suspect took an undisclosed amount of money from the man and left on foot.

The investigation is ongoing.

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