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Man robbed of luxury car after crash near Barnes-Jewish Hospital Monday morning

He said when he and his passenger stopped the Maserati and got out to look at the damage, three men got out of the other car, jumped into his car, and sped away.
Credit: KSDK

ST. LOUIS — A man was robbed of his luxury car in St. Louis after he got out of the car following a crash early Monday morning.

Police said the incident happened at around 4:10 a.m. on Kingshighway Boulevard near Barnes-Jewish Hospital. He told police he was driving his 2014 Maserati Ghibli when he was hit from behind by a Chevy Cruze.

He said when he and his passenger stopped the car and got out to look at the damage, three men got out of the Cruze and jumped into his Maserati, and sped away. The Cruze sped away as well.

Police said the car was found abandoned in the 1400 block of N. 2nd Street.

Police said an investigation into the incident is ongoing.

Resources for crime victims:

If you have been a victim of a crime or know someone who has been, 5 On Your Side has compiled a list of resources.

Better Family Life is a nonprofit community development organization working to “stabilize inner-city neighborhoods.” One aspect of its mission is a gun violence de-escalation program.

To learn more, call 314-381-8200 or visit https://www.betterfamilylife.org/

Life Outside of Violence “helps those harmed by stabbing, gunshot or assault receive the treatment, support and resources they need to find alternatives to end the cycle of violence.”

To learn more, call 314-327-6697 or email: ProjectLOV@WUSTL.edu

The Urban League of Metropolitan St. Louis has an anti-crime program called “Safety Net for Youth Initiative,” which is a joint partnership between and Saint Louis Public Schools to provide services to at-risk youth.

To learn more, visit https://www.ulstl.com/anti-crime-initiative.html

Cure Violence is an international organization that has recently launched in a handful of St. Louis neighborhoods. Violence interrupters are trained to deescalate violent situations within their own communities. To learn more, visit https://cvg.org/

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