SPPD: Woman robbed at gunpoint in parking lot

ST. PETERSBURG - A woman talking with a co-worker near their cars was robbed at gunpoint Wednesday afternoon, police said.

They were in an alley when a man walked past them, turned around and walked up to them asking for a dollar.

When the woman said she didn't have any cash, the suspect pulled a gun from his pocket and grabbed her purse.

She resisted, but let go of the purse when she felt something strike her head.

The suspect fled on foot.

He is described as being a black male, 15-17 years of age, 5'11', 128-132 pounds, baby face, very short hair underneath a stocking style black beanie, no shirt, black shorts, blue striped boxers, dark colored sneakers and white socks.

Anyone with information is asked to call St. Pete police at 727-893-7780, Text-A-Tip to 727-420-8911 or leave a confidential tip at 727-892-5000.

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