2 arrested in Clayton MetroLink platform armed robbery - KMOV.com

2 arrested in Clayton MetroLink platform armed robbery

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Police at the Clayton MetroLink station on May 18, 2017. (KMOV) Police at the Clayton MetroLink station on May 18, 2017. (KMOV)

CLAYTON, Mo. (KMOV.com) -- Police in Clayton arrested two men following an armed robbery on the MetroLink platform.

Officers with the St. Louis County Police Department say the robbery happened around 1:00 p.m. Thursday on the platform of the MetroLink station on Forest Park Parkway. Police said the two men went up to the victim - one armed with a gun - and demanded money. The man handed over money and ran from the scene to call 911.

Police riding a MetroLink train that was pulling into the station were quickly able to apprehend the two suspects. A loaded handgun was recovered after being thrown aside by the suspect.

The names of the suspects have not been released.

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