ST. LOUIS, MO (KPLR) – Seven women were robbed at gunpoint Wednesday night after the Cardinals game on South Broadway in downtown St. Louis. Two more were robbed in the Central West End. A maroon SUV matching the same description was seen at both scenes. Police are still searching for the two suspects.
On Wednesday night five of the victims were walking on the 500 block of South Broadway when they saw a man leaning on a fence. They described the man as a black male in his mid 30’s with short hair. He pulled out a gun and the victims report he said, “I want five purses on the ground now! I want all your jewelry also!”
Four of the victims put their purses on the ground. One woman just kept walking. Two other women approached and heard the suspect demand the women’s property. One of them gave her purse to the man. When she handed over her purse she said the man threatened to kill her if she ran. The woman who was walking with her turned around and started walking north.
The suspect then pointed his gun at all of the women. He left with a Hispanic male in a maroon SUV.
The women walked Northbound on South Broadway and were able to get help.
On Sunday just after mid-night four people were robbed at gunpoint near Euclid and West Pine. Seconds later the gunman tried to rob two more people. He fired a shot at them then took off in a Maroon mercury Mountaineer.
The Couple was not hurt but said they saw a black man his twenties about 5 foot ten and weighed between 200 and 250 pounds.
Police are looking for the two suspects in these robberies. The one is a black male in his mid to late 30’s. He was armed with a black semi-automatic handgun. He is approximately 5’8″ tall and has a stocky build. He has a medium skin tone, short hair and was unshaven at the time of the robbery. He was wearing a long unbuttoned jersey style shirt with a grey shirt on underneath. He was also dark blue jeans, dark colored and faded ball cap.
The second suspect police are looking for is a Hispanic male. He is described as having medium height and weight. His hair was pulled to the back.
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