ST. LOUIS – St. Louis Police pursued a driver in a stolen Go-Kart Wednesday night. It ended up between two houses on Emerson Avenue in north St. Louis just before midnight.
The Go-Kart was stolen from Riverview at McLaren at about 3:45 p.m. Wednesday. Police said a 68-year-old grandmother told them her grandchildren, ages 9, 6,and 4, “were riding their new Go-Kart on a vacant lot” when a “suspect approached on foot, pointed a firearm at the victims, and demanded” it. The 6-year-old got off and “the suspect got into the Go-Kart and fled the scene.
Police spotted the Go-Kart hours after it was stolen.
Police have taken one person into custody for questioning.
FOX 2’s Nissan Rogue Runner reporter Jason Maxwell was at the scene.
This investigation is ongoing.
FOX 2 will continue to update this story with more information as it becomes available.