Man accused of robbing 2 women | Crime
A Bootheel Missouri man is being held on $100,000 bond after police say he robbed two women.
Marquel Lawless, 19, of Steele is charged with first degree robbery.
Chief Billy Joe Stanfield said Lawless approached the women on West Main Street last Thursday and demanded money, saying he would shoot one of the women if they didn’t comply.
The women told Lawless they had no money while handing him a wallet, Stanfield said.
After seeing there was no money inside the wallet, the chief said Lawless ran away.
Lawless, who pleaded guilty in 2011 to burglary, is currently being held in the Pemiscot County Jail.
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