North county man faces charges for south county credit union robbery

Sahib Shihab Lewis

Sahib Shihab Lewis

The St. Louis County prosecuting attorney’s office on Tuesday charged a north county man in connection with a credit union robbery Monday in south county.

Sahib Shihab Lewis, 33, of the 800 block of River Trails, 63137, was charged with first-degree robbery and armed criminal action. He is being held on $100,000 bond.

St. Louis County Police responded to a call shortly before 11 a.m. Monday at the First Missouri Credit Union, 1690 Lemay Ferry Road. Authorities said a man armed with a handgun entered the credit union and demanded money. He fled the credit union in a vehicle with an undetermined amount of money, police said. No one was injured.

Officers were able to located the suspect’s vehicle and take him into custody working with the Metro Air Support Unit helicopter. The money and weapon also were recovered in the vehicle.

Detectives from the Bureau of Crimes Against Persons responded to conduct the investigation.