Muggers Attack Well-Known Restaurant Owner

ST. LOUIS, Mo. (KMOX) — One of the most recent victims of crime in St. Louis is a man very familiar to in the community.

Vince Bommarito, the owner of Tony’s Restaurant was attacked by two men on Monday night near his home.

The 80 year old Bommarito turned out to be the wrong man to mug. He kicked and even bit his way to freedom. Bommarito bit one of his attackers on the hand.

That man fled with only Bommarito’s brief case, which was recovered later by police.

Bommarito suffered bruises and scratches, but refused medical attention.

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