Attempted "Stickup" Has Police Searching For a Suspect
Town and County police are searching for suspects after two separate incidents at Town and Country Crossing this past weekend.
Town and County police are searching for a suspect after a woman said a man tried to rob her at Town and Country Crossing.
Police said the incident happened Saturday around 11:25 a.m. in the parking lot of 1272 Town and Country Crossing Drive.
The woman told police a man approached her as she was getting into her car and told her it was a “stickup.” Authorities said the victim pulled away from the man, then sounded her car horn. The man walked away without ever displaying a weapon.
The woman said the man was wearing a black baseball cap, sunglasses and a gray sweater. He drove off in a red Ford Ranger pickup truck with a camper shell on the back.
Police are also searching for the person who slashed the two rear tires of a car at 1070 Town and Country Crossing Drive. Investigators said that incident happened between 3:30 p.m. and 5:30 p.m. Saturday. The tires were valued at $360.
Anyone with information on either incident is asked to call Town and Country Police Detective Sergeant Rick Kranz at 314-587-2860 or the St. Louis Regional Crimestoppers on their anonymous tip hotline at 314-725-8477 or 866-371-8477.