Florissant Police Arrest Three for Wing Stop Robbery
Police said they stole $2,000 from the restaurant on Sept. 6.
Police said three people robbed the Wing Stop in Florissant Sept. 6, stealing about $2,000.
The following people were charged with first-degree robbery and armed criminal action in the incident:
- Arion Bateman, 17, of the 3900 block of Sims Avenue in St. Ann;
- Erica Nowden, 27, of the 4100 block of Esseldale in St. Ann;
- Charles Tompkins, 19, of North County.
Bateman also was charged with first-degree burglary and a second count of armed criminal action.
Florissant Police said that one of the accused said Tompkins drove the car while Bateman and Nowden went to the rear of Wing Stop at 8222 North Lindbergh Blvd. and knocked on the door. When the door was opened, they forced their way in. Bateman had a handgun and demanded money, police said.
An employee filled a bag held by Nowden with about $2,000 from cash registers, according to the report.
Bond was set at $100,000 for each of the defendants, cash only.
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