Woman Robbed Leaving Lumiere Place, Young Suspects Caught

Brian Kelly
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Lumiere Place

ST. LOUIS (KMOX)-An early afternoon armed robbery outside downtown’s Lumiere Place Casino, was quickly solved with the arrests of two juveniles.

A woman tells police that as she left the casino shortly after 1:00 pm, one of the juveniles pointed a gun at her and demanded her purse.  She gave it to him.

Moments later she flagged down a police officer. 

The officer spotted the suspects nearby and chased them down, taking them into custody and recovering their weapon.

The suspects are in custody of juvenile authorities.

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