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Police Ask for Public's Help to Identify Man Who Robbed Florissant Store Tuesday

The suspect is described as a black male, mid 20’s, approximately six feet tall. Patch has photos and the detectives' contact information, right here.

A man who robbed a small store in Florissant Tuesday is on the loose and Florissant Police are asking residents to help bring him to justice.

JN Market, located at 1763 North New Florissant Rd., was robbed at approximately 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday. 

Florissant Police say a lone male suspect entered the store and jumped over the counter, wielding a silver-colored handgun.

The suspect then demanded that the store clerk give him all of the money in the cash register before he left on foot with an undetermined amount of money.

No one was injured during the incident, police said.

The suspect is described as a black male, mid 20’s, approximately six feet tall. Police say he either has “shaggy afro-style hair” or was wearing a wig. The suspect was wearing a dark colored coat with a hood and gray colored gloves.  

If you have any information about this incident, you are urged to contact Florissant Police detectives at 314-831-7000.

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alococo January 17, 2013 at 01:50 AM
Looks like a coward to me......
Big dog January 17, 2013 at 04:17 AM
Stronger gun punishment for little thugs like this. 30 years mandatory sentence....period......if we need more jails I'd be happy for a 1 cent sales tax increase to build whatever we need

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