ST. LOUIS — An investigation is underway after a man and woman went to buy a gun, and the seller ended up using it to rob them.
At around 9 p.m. on Monday, police received a call for a hold up in the area of Cora and St. Ferdinand Avenue. When officers arrived, they found a man and woman, both 20 years old.
They told police they met two men in the 4500 block of Maffitt Avenue to buy a gun. During the transaction, one of the men pointed the gun at them and robbed them.
The victims gave the suspects a phone, money and keys to their car. Then, they ran away from the area and called police.
The victims were not injured in this incident.