Robbers Hit In Shrewsbury, South County


May 18, 2012
Suspects involved in a Tuesday, May 15 robbery on the parking lot of a Shrewsbury Dierbergs are also believed to be involved in two additional robberies -- one on Saturday, May 12, on the parking lot of a Crestwood Kohl's and one on Friday, May 11, on the parking lot of a South County Kmart.

The robbery in Shrewsbury occurred at the Mackenzie Pointe Dierbergs, located at 7233 Watson Road, during the mid-afternoon. Two black males with short hair driving a green Chevrolet Impala used a gun to rob a woman of her purse in the parking lot. The suspects then fled, and no one was injured during the incident.

The robbery in Crestwood occurred at the Kohl's located at 9701 Watson Road. The Crestwood Police Department responded at 10:45 a.m.

Two black males in a green Chevrolet approached a female customer who had exited her vehicle. One suspect displayed a semi-automatic pistol and said "Give me your purse" to the woman, who complied with the demand, according to a Crestwood Police Department press release.

There were no injuries during the incident. The vehicle was last seen traveling west on Watson Road.

The robbery in South County occurred at 8:35 a.m. in the parking lot of the Kmart located at 3901 Lemay Ferry Road. Four suspects were believed to have been involved in the incident.

The four individuals robbed a 37-year-old woman of her purse at gunpoint as she was getting out of her parked car. The suspects were described as black males in their late teens to early 20s. Two of these suspects are believed to be involved in the Shrewsbury and Crestwood robberies.

According to the woman and surveillance, the four suspects arrived and left the scene in a green Chevrolet Impala.

The St. Louis County Police Department is trying to identify the suspects in coordination with the other involved police departments. Anyone with information should contact St. Louis County Police at 889-2341 or Crimestoppers at 866-371-TIPS.

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