Newspaper article St Louis Post-Dispatch (MO)

'There Isn't Any Parenting Going On,' Robbery Victim Laments

Newspaper article St Louis Post-Dispatch (MO)

'There Isn't Any Parenting Going On,' Robbery Victim Laments

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ST. LOUIS * Mark Zschiegner had just picked up his fiance from work and was parking their car on Nebraska Avenue in St. Louis when another vehicle pulled up.

"My first thought was, uh-oh, this doesn't look right," he recalled.

It was Sunday, 2 a.m., right outside his house in the Fox Park neighborhood.

Three boys or young men came out of the car with guns. One of them told him, "Yeah, this is going to happen," and hit him in the head with a gun.

Zschiegner put his hands up and said they could have the keys. As soon as he put his hands in his pocket, one of the young men hit him in the face.

Then all of them started hitting him. He thought it was unnecessary he was complying and they were still attacking. "Three cowards with guns," said Zschiegner, 51.

Before taking off, one of the attackers ripped the purse away from his fiance, Elaine Coder, and reached into his pocket and stole his wallet. It had a night's worth of tips from Coder's bartending shift. They also got his house keys. …

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