Knife-Wielding Robbery Suspect Captured In Poplar Bluff
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POPLAR BLUFF, Mo. (KMOX) - An update now on a story KMOX News brought you last week.
Police in Poplar Bluff say they’ve now arrested 29-year-old Reyna Kibo-Gue in connection with last week’s attempted robbery of a woman at knife-point.
Susan Bruner had reported that on the morning of Tuesday, March 20th, a woman armed with a knife got in a car and forced her to drive to an ATM.
Once there, Kibo-Gue was unable to get cash from the automated teller, but took off after stealing about $100 from Bruner.
On Tuesday, police officers acting on a tip responded to a home on Kentucky Ave. in Poplar Bluff and found Kibo-Gue hiding under a bed in a child’s bedroom.
She was jailed on charges of kidnapping, 1st degree robbery and armed criminal action in connection with last week’s incident.
Kibo-Gue had also been sought by the Missouri Department of Corrections for a parole violation.