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Shrewsbury Dierberg's Robbery Suspects in Custody, Police Say

The two men are among four suspects in a string of parking lot robberies in Brentwood, Mehlville and Crestwood, police confirmed.

confirmed Wednesday that two suspects in the May 15 robbery have been arrested.

The confirmation follows Tuesday's news that in connection with a string of robberies in Crestwood, Mehlville and Brentwood. In each robbery, at least two men forced a woman to hand over her purse at gunpoint and drove away in a green Impala.

Lt. Brian Catlett told Patch that Shrewsbury police could not release names until the St. Louis Prosecuting Attorney’s office files charges against the suspects.

Shortly after the Dierberg’s robbery at 7233 Watson Road, a Shrewsbury police officer spotted the car near Big Bend and Murdoch. However, the suspects were able to elude the officer when he attempted to stop vehicle.

Police also believe a Memorial Day robbery in Brentwood is related to the previous robberies. The suspect in that robbery was arrested after leading police on a chase. The chase included the suspect driving the wrong way on Interstate 70.

As many as four people are suspects in the robberies, which may include crimes in North County.

Josh Hawley May 31, 2012 at 02:29 PM
Fantastic job, Law Enforcement! Keep getting that crap off the streets. We salute you!

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