Webster Groves Safety Alert [UPDATED]: Robbery suspects in custody

| August 13, 2014

UPDATE, 1:33 p.m. CDT: As of 1:30 p.m., Webster Groves Police Department reports both suspects from this incident are now in custody.

Original Safety Alert:

Police are searching for two suspects in a strong arm robbery attempt today at the intersection of Lockwood and Plymouth near the Webster University home campus in Webster Groves. At the request of the Webster Groves Police Department, both the University campus and Webster Groves High School were in lockdown at approximately 12:30 p.m.

The University lockdown was lifted and the “all clear” around 1 p.m., but police request that community members remain on the lookout.

The suspects are described as two African American males, one with long hair and the other with short hair. One was wearing a St. Louis Cardinals belt buckle. If you see these suspects or have information pertinent to the investigation, contact the Webster Groves Police Department at (314) 963-5402. The Webster University Public Safety contact number is 314-968-7430, and the emergency number is 314-968-6911.

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