When customers starting coming in, Brown allegedly proclaimed he was joking and tried to buy an alcoholic beverage with a credit card, which was declined.
The shootout began with three suspects looking to hold up Pooh’s Corner on Virginia Ave.
Police say the bandit, armed with a gun, walked into the BP station near South Grand and Arsenal and demanded money.
According to authorities the man in his late twenties to mid-thirties walked up to the bank teller and gave her a note.
The St. Louis Police Department has stepped up security around the Saint Louis University campus after two students were robbed in one week.
It happened at midnight at a home at Osceola St. and Broadway.
Fingerprints at scene led police to man who held up Southern Commercial Bank on Broadway.
Dog walker was punched in the face after handing over her wallet.
A robber’s inability to drive a stick shift might have proven costly for him had the victim not agreed to give him a ride.
Man held up Check N Go at gunpoint Saturday.