Six people rob 12-year-old at gunpoint in south St. Louis

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ST. LOUIS – A group of six people robbed a 12-year-old boy at gunpoint Friday evening in south St. Louis.

The robbery happened around 7 p.m. near Idaho Avenue and Itaska Street in St. Louis’ Dutchtown neighborhood.

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Investigators say six male suspects of unknown ages approached the boy, and at least one suspect produced a handgun. The suspects took off with the victim’s cell phone, hoodie sweatshirt and a pair of shoes.

The St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department is investigating the robbery. Suspect descriptions were not available. If you have any relevant information to this case, contact SLMPD at St. Louis police at 314-444-5371 or CrimeStoppers at 866-371-TIPS (8477).

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