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Shotgun Wedding? Man Reveals Revolver After Stealing Diamond Ring in Hazelwood

Hazelwood Police say Antione Gathing went into a St. Louis Mills store and asked to see a wedding ring before running out of the store with the ring.

A man faces criminal charges after running out of a jewelry store at with a wedding ring.

Antione Gathing, 33, of the 4000 block of Delmar in St. Louis, was charged Saturday with first-degree robbery and armed criminal action.

said Gathing went into the store and asked to see a wedding ring. When he was handed the ring, he turned and ran out of the store. When a security guard attempted to stop him in the parking lot, Gather turned and raised his shirt to reveal a revolver in his waistband. The guard backed off.

Gathing is being held at St. Louis County Jail in lieu of a $75,000 bond.

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your September 12, 2012 at 02:20 PM
Did he go too Jared's?
Angela Atkinson (Editor) September 12, 2012 at 03:57 PM
This is absolutely not a funny situation, but I couldn't help but laugh at that comment, Non-sense. :)
Mom21ofeach September 12, 2012 at 06:52 PM
No actually it was Ultra Diamonds, located near Bed Bath and Beyond. Then the next day a man revealed a gun to a lady in Books a Million and asked her for money. And another jewelry store got hit for a bracelet all in the same week. Scary stuff going on.
Angela Atkinson (Editor) September 12, 2012 at 07:52 PM
Very scary. I shop at the Mills pretty often, and I see more and more police reports coming ouf of that area. Here's hoping they step up security, or ideally, that the "riff-raff" stays away.
your September 12, 2012 at 07:55 PM
I haven't been to the mills, I think ill stay away.
Angela Atkinson (Editor) September 12, 2012 at 10:18 PM
Sadly, no one could blame you for feeling that way. I can say, though, that I've never seen anything happening while I've been there shopping.

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