The Moberly Police Department is seeking information after several recent armed robberies.
Yesterday (Saturday), July 1, 2023, the department responded to an incident in the 600 block of West Coates Street.
The victim told police they were sitting in their car, when a black man approached them on foot and pointed a handgun at them demanding money.
After a brief struggle, the man fled the area, and discharged a round into the victim’s vehicle.
An intensive search was conducted of the area, however the suspect was not found.
Moberly Police say a similar incident happened on June 14, 2023 where a victim was approached by a black man on foot, near the intersection of Winsor Place and Fisk Avenue.
The suspect took the victim’s wallet and left the area on foot.
The man is described as about 6ft tall, with a slender build.
Anyone with information is asked to call the Moberly Police Department.