A North County man is accused of three armed robberies at Florissant stores in January and February.
Joshua Cosby, 30, of the 12600 block of Verwood Drive in North County east of Black Jack, was charged Feb. 27 with three counts of first-degree robbery and three counts of armed criminal action.
Florissant Police said Cosby was responsible for the following robberies:
- At 6 p.m. Jan. 15 at J&N Market, 1763 North New Florissant Road, Cosby approached the clerk, hopped over the counter, pointed a silver semi-automatic handgun at the clerk and demanded money, police said.
- At 7 p.m. Jan 31 at the BP gas station, 425 North Highway 67, Cosby went behind the counter armed with a large butcher knife and demanded cash from the clerk, police said.
- At 8:49 p.m. Feb. 16 at the Arby’s restaurant, 1275 Graham Road, Cosby pointed a black and silver semi-automatic handgun at employees and demanded money, police said. The victim opened all registers and a safe, leaving with cash, according to court documents.
He stole cash in all three robberies, police said.
Cosby is being held in St. Louis County jail. Bail was set at $100,000.
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