University City Police said Wesley Hughes agreed to meet a man at Hughes' home to sell him a gun and then robbed the man.
A St. Louis County grand jury indicted a University City man Wednesday on a first-degree robbery that took place at his own home. University City Police said Wesley Hughes, 21, of the 1100 block of Backer Street in U City, arranged to meet another man Oct. 29 at Hughes’ home to sell the other man a handgun. When the man arrived, Hughes pulled out the handgun and robbed the victim of $122 and his cell phone. The man then called police, who found Hughes with the man’s cell phone. Hughes is being held in the St. Louis County Justice Center. Bail was set at $50,000. For more crime information on University City Patch, see the following articles:
One man put a knife to the victim's neck while another pulled out a gun during the Oct. 25 robbery, according to University City Police.
- POLICE & FIRE
- Joe Scott
Thursday, December 13, 2012
A man was charged for robbing a man and stealing his car just after midnight Oct. 25 at 605 Leland Avenue. The area is a parking lot behind a restaurant on the Loop on the 6600 block of Delmar Blvd. Timothy L. Valley, 19, was charged Dec. 7 with first-degree robbery and armed criminal action. University City Police said Valley and another man stole a man’s cell phone and his 1996 Toyota Camry. The other man approached the victime in the parking lot and asked if he could borrow some jumper cables, police said When the man told him he had no jumper cables, Valley asked to borrow his cell phone. As the man complied, Valley came up behind him and put a knife to the back of his neck. The other man pulled out a handgun and demanded the man’s …