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Man Sentenced to 141 Months in Prison for St. Louis Store Robbery

For Immediate Release
U.S. Attorney's Office, Eastern District of Missouri

ST. LOUIS – U.S. District Judge Sarah E. Pitlyk on Thursday sentenced a man who admitted committing the armed robbery of a Foot Locker in St. Louis, Missouri in 2021 to 141 months in prison. 

Demetrius Kirksey, now 35, robbed the Foot Locker at 4651 Chippewa Street in St. Louis  on Oct. 6, 2021. He pointed a handgun at the clerk before running behind the counter and stealing cash from the register. 

Kirksey pleaded guilty in January U.S. District Court in St. Louis to robbery and possession and brandishing a firearm in furtherance of a crime of violence. 

The St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department and the FBI investigated the case. Assistant U.S. Attorneys Cassandra Wiemken and Jennifer Szczucinski are prosecuting the case.


Robert Patrick, Public Affairs Officer,

Updated July 18, 2024

Firearms Offenses
Violent Crime