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Police: Men used gun, machetes in St. Peters home robbery

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Derrick Antonio Mitchell Jr., 18, of Ferguson is accused of robbery and armed criminal action. Derrick Antonio Mitchell Jr., 18, of Ferguson is accused of robbery and armed criminal action.

ST. PETERS, Mo. (AP) - One man is in custody and two others are being sought after allegedly talking their way into a suburban St. Louis home and robbing those inside with a gun and machetes.

Eighteen-year-old Derrick Antonio Mitchell Jr. of Ferguson was charged last week with robbery and armed criminal action.

The crime happened Jan. 2 in St. Peters. Court records show that the owner of a home allowed the men inside after they said they had left car keys while at a party there the night before.

Police say the men then put on masks and pulled weapons on the homeowner and two others. No one was hurt but more than $2,000 in cash and goods were taken.

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