Second Attempted Robbery in South St. Louis Co. in Recent Months

ST. LOUIS, Mo. (KMOX) — Police have increased security patrols in a south St. Louis County neighborhood where there was an attempted armed robbery Sunday night.

Authorities say a man and his wife returning home in the 15000 block of Wynston Trace Court were confronted by two men around 8:30 p.m.

One of the suspects pointed a gun at the man, who was slightly hurt during a scuffle.

Both suspects ran off before stealing anything, but St. Louis county police say an incident similar to this happen last month, with the last being 5400 block of Milburn on April 20th.

The St. Louis County Police Department asks that residents advise their local police on any suspicious subjects or vehicles in their neighborhoods. Anyone with information relative to the case above, please call the St. Louis County Police Department at 314/889-2341 or Crimestoppers at 866/371-TIPS.

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