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Man charged with robbing woman at gunpoint in Belleville

2:18 PM, Mar 17, 2013   |    comments
Brandon Goff
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BELLEVILLE, Il. (KSDK) -- Brandon D. Goff, 19, is charged with robbing a woman at gunpoint in a downtown Belleville parking lot.

Police say the victim, 38, was sitting in her car around 9:30 p.m. Thursday on South High Street when a man approached, opened the driver's door, pointed a gun in her face and demanded her purse.

The man took her purse, then took off in a truck.

Officers later spotted a truck matching the description and when they approached, the two men inside ran off.  Officers obtained a search warrant and say they found evidence in the truck connected to the crime.

Police later arrested Goff who is charged with one count of armed robbery, a class X felony.

Bond is set at $500,000.

KSDK

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