Cherokee robbery suspects

St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department

Police need help identifying suspects of Cherokee Street robbery

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May 31, 2019 - 11:43 am

ST. LOUIS (KFTK) — The St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department is asking for assistance in identifying the two pictured individuals who are suspected to have robbed a 15-year-old Wednesday on Cherokee Street.

Shortly after 1 p.m. on the 3000 block of Cherokee, two Hispanic male teenagers approached the victim, also a Hispanic male. One suspect asked what was in the victim's backpack while the second suspect revealed a handgun. The suspects fled with the victim's backpack, which contained his wallet. 

Police said the investigation is ongoing.

Anyone with information is urged to call CrimeStoppers at 866-371-TIPS (8477).

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