OVERLAND, Mo. — Police are investigating an armed robbery in at the Save-A-Lot on Midland Boulevard in Overland. A Loomis “money truck” was robbed at gunpoint.
Two suspects were armed and robbed the truck. One suspect dropped his gun at the scene and left it.
The two men got away in a Black Jeep Cherokee with Missouri plates. It was last seen southbound on Woodson.
Evidence markers and the suspect’s weapon are in the store’s parking lot. Police tape can be seen surrounding the truck. There is an active investigation at the crime scene.
A woman witnessed the holdup. She was working for Instacart and In the middle of her shopping trip when she heard the struggle. She saw part of it and feared she was about to be in the middle of the next mass shooting.
“I am super shaken up right now. I have never been in this situation before in my life. I thought I was going to die. The first thing I did was call my mom,” the woman tells FOX 2.
The FBI is investigating three armed robberies of armored trucks near Chicago Wednesday. It’s unclear if any of the armed robberies are connected. The FBI is also involved in the investigation in St. Louis County.