Police seek trio tied to Family Dollar robbery

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(Source: St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department)

ST. LOUIS (KTVI) – Detectives with the St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department are asking for the public’s help in locating three people who robbed a Family Dollar store in the Bevo neighborhood two weeks ago.

According to Leah Freeman, a police spokeswoman, the robbery happened just after 3 p.m. on February 4 in the 4600 block of Gravois Avenue.

Three suspects—two men and a woman—walked into the store and began taking merchandise of the shelves and placing them inside trash cans. After filling the trash cans, the woman walked outside the store. The two men approached the register with the trash cans, but ran outside without paying for anything.

A store employee chased after them, but one of the men shoved the employee and the suspects got away.

(Source: St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department)

(Source: St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department)

The first suspect, an African-American man, appears to be 23 or 24 years of age with a medium build. He was last seen wearing a blue jacket, jeans, and a light baseball cap.

The second suspect, an African-American man, also appears to be 23 or 24 years of age with a medium build. He was wearing a blue jacket and jeans as well.

The third suspect, an African-American woman, looks to be in her early 20s, and was wearing a pink striped hooded sweatshirt and grey jeans.

Anyone with information on the suspects’ identities or whereabouts is asked to contact CrimeStoppers at 866-371-TIPS.

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