A prospect for the data St. Louis Blues was robbed at gunpoint Monday night on the grounds of the city's famous Gateway Arch.
Authorities told Fox News that a 20-year-old man and 22-year-old woman were approached by a suspect just before 7:30 p.m. and demanded their belongings and pointed a gun at them. The couple gave up their cell phones, purse, wallet and keys, police said.
No one was hurt.
St. Louis Blues goaltender Jordan Binnington (50) catches the puck as Boston Bruins left winger Jake DeBrusk (74) watches for the rebound in the first period of Game 6 of Stanley Cup Final in NHL Hockey Blues prospect stolen at gunpointweapon on the grounds of Gateway Arch, team officials said on Tuesday. (Bruce Bennett / Pool via AP)
On Tuesday morning Doug Armstrong, president of hockey operations and general manager of the NHL franchise, said one of the victims was a prospect who was in town for a rookie camp.
"Our player, who is in St. Louis for our rookie camp, is safe while local authorities are on the move. 'are trying to apprehend the suspect, "he said in a statement. "We will not have further comment at this time.
The theft investigation is ongoing, police said.