Homeless man accused of robbing woman on Walmart parking lot - KMOV.com

Homeless man accused of robbing woman on Walmart parking lot

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Derek Fuiten, 35, is charged with robbery. Credit: Belleville PD Derek Fuiten, 35, is charged with robbery. Credit: Belleville PD
BELLEVILLE, Ill. (KMOV.com) -

A homeless man is accused of robbing a woman after she shopped at Walmart in Belleville.

Derek Fuiten, 35, is charged with robbery.

Around 8:15 a.m. Sunday, Fuiten allegedly approached a woman in the parking lot who was walking to her car. Police said he snatched money out of her hand and ran to the nearby Southwest Illinois College (SWIC) MetroLink stop.

A SWIC police officer detained him until police arrived. The victim was not injured.

Fuiten is being held on a $50,000 bond.

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