To: MEMBERS OF THE OFF-CAMPUS COMMUNITY
INCIDENT: Robbery/Att. Robbery
LOCATION: Eastgate and Cates in University City
6100 Block of Pershing in St. Louis
DATE/TIME: Thursday, September 29 at about 11pm
SPECIFICS: Police in University City and St. Louis are investigating two incidents that occurred about 11pm last night that likely involved the same suspects. In one case, the victim was walking on Eastgate in U-City when a vehicle pulled alongside the curb; a suspect yelled at him; a suspect exited the vehicle and struck the victim; the suspects then took the victim’s keys and cell phone. The suspect and vehicle then fled. The victim was not seriously injured and declined medical treatment. In the second incident the victim was riding her bike west bound on Pershing in St. Louis when a vehicle pulled alongside her and a suspect grabbed the strap to her purse. The strap broke and the victim fell to the ground. The vehicle fled and nothing was stolen. The victim declined medical treatment. Police are investigating.
SUSPECT VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: Black four door GMC Yukon type vehicle with tinted windows. The suspect in the U-City incident was described as a black male about 6’1” in height with dark clothing.