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Sikeston woman robbed at gunpoint

Monday, February 28, 2005

SIKESTON - A Sikeston woman was robbed at gunpoint at her home Sunday.

According to officials at the Sikeston Department of Public Safety, the robbery was reported at 7:50 p.m. on Benton Street.

Four males were reportedly walking down the street when they approached the victim and asked her for a cigarette. They then displayed what the victim believed to be a handgun and forced her back into the house where they robbed her before leaving the scene. No injuries to the victim were reported.

DPS officials stated an investigation is in progress.