Police said the man hit his host and left with his cash, a bracelet and his car.
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. For more information on University City Patch, see the following articles: