Suspected St. Louis robber nabbed after asking for gun back

ST. LOUIS (AP) — A suspect is in custody in St. Louis, accused of trying to rob a man, losing his gun to the victim, then returning to the scene of the crime to ask for it back.

KSDK-TV (http://on.ksdk.com/VjGsWL ) reports that the crime happened early Friday at a bus stop. Police say Lester White approached the victim from behind, put him in a headlock and placed a gun at his back.

Police say the victim grabbed the gun and struggled with the suspect. Witnesses helped him wrestle the gun away from White, who ran away.

Police responded to the scene and the gun was recovered. At about that time, White returned and asked the victim for his gun back.

He was arrested on the spot.

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Information from: KSDK-TV, http://www.ksdk.com

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