Charges filed against man who allegedly assaulted priest

St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department

Charges have been filed against a man police say assaulted a priest back in February.

Jarvis Cannon, 19, is charged with Second Degree Attempted Robbery. He is currently being held on a $75,000, or 10 percent cash-only, bond.

Cannon allegedly assaulted a priest in the 3000 block of Osage on Feb. 2. Police said Cannon asked Fr. Ed Mundwiller for a dollar, and when the priest said he did not have a dollar, Cannon allegedly assaulted him. Police said Cannon allegedly tried to take the priest's wallet, as well, but was unsuccessful.

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