Friend of woman nearly attacked in Soulard gives warning online - KMOV.com

Friend of woman nearly attacked in Soulard gives warning online

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SOUTH ST. LOUIS (KMOV.com) -

A knife-carrying suspect tried to rob a woman in recently in Soulard, police say.

A friend of the victim posted a warning about the incident on Nextdoor.

The victim told police she was leaving a home and went to get into her car near the intersection of 12th and Ann. The man was walking down 12th from Russell.

The victim told police the man showed a knife in one hand and held her car door open with the other. He demanded money.

Police said the victim screamed and handed the robber an empty wallet. The suspect then ran.

Many people who live in Soulard told News 4 it is very important for everyone in the neighborhood to never let their guard down.

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