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Woman Robbed While Brushing Snow Off Car in Holly Hills

It happened around 6:15 a.m.

November 16, 2018 - 7:42 am

ST. LOUIS (AP) — St. Louis police are looking for a suspect after a woman was robbed at gunpoint while clearing snow from her car.

The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that the crime happened about 6:15 a.m. Thursday. A stranger walked up to the 41-year-old woman, pointed a gun, and announced a holdup. He got away with her purse and cell phone.

The robbery occurred in the midst of a storm that dumped several inches of snow on the St. Louis region.