A houseguest struck and robbed a University City man Dec. 29 and took his car, police said.
Christopher Hoskin, 19, of the 2400 block of Switzer Avenue in Jennings, was charged Thursday with second-degree robbery.
University City Police said Hoskin was a guest at a home in the 7200 block of Olive Boulevard in U City when he struck the resident in the eye. Hoskin then took his cash, car keys, a bracelet and the victim’s car, a Chrysler 300.
Hoskin was being held in St. Louis County jail on Friday. Bail was set at $15,000.
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