ST. LOUIS ( – A teenager was raped behind a bush during a late-night robbery in St. Louis’ Hamilton Heights neighborhood.

The 18-year-old told police she was walking from a bus stop in the 5400 block of Dr. Martin Luther King Dr. when a man pointed a gun at her head and grabbed her by the back of the neck around 11:40 p.m. The woman said the suspect then walked her behind a bush, sexually assaulted her and stole her money.

The man then ran off and the victim was taken to the hospital. The investigation is ongoing.  

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