x
Breaking News
More () »

Greensboro's Leading Local News: Weather, Traffic, Sports and more | Greensboro, North Carolina | WFMYNEWS2.com

Man asks to see puppies, pulls out gun and steals them from woman in St. Louis

A 59-year-old woman said she was approached by a man who asked to see her puppies.
Credit: KSDK

ST. LOUIS — An investigation is underway after a woman was robbed at gunpoint in St. Louis’ Kingsway West neighborhood Tuesday afternoon.

Police responded to the 5100 block of Terry Avenue around 2:30 p.m.

A 59-year-old woman said she was approached by a man who asked to see her puppies. The man then pulled out a gun and took the puppies. He left the scene in a gray car.

Police said three Alapaha Blue Blood bulldog puppies were taken. 

5 On Your Side talked to the owners of the puppies. Below is a photo of the mom of the puppies.

Credit: KSDK

The woman was not injured.

Other local stories

RELATED: First look inside The Train Shed at Union Station

RELATED: The best colleges and universities in Missouri, Illinois | WalletHub ranking

RELATED: St. Louis among one of the best cities for baseball fans

RELATED: Ferguson woman's home flooded, city points to Democrat running for office