Police capture robbery suspect near St. Mary’s Hospital

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RICHMOND HEIGHTS, MO (KPLR) – The Pulaski Bank in the 6500 block of Clayton Road was robbed around 10:30am Tuesday.

Police and the FBI responded to the scene. The suspect ran from the scene and was rumored to have tried to enter the St. Mary’s emergency room across the street from the bank.

Hospital officials say the suspect did not enter any of their buildings. Extra security was placed at hospital entrances.

Police captured the suspect shortly after the robbery.

No other customers were inside the bank at the time of the holdup.   The bank branch was closed Tuesday morning after the robbery, but is expected to reopen Tuesday afternoon.

No one was injured.