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Hatchet-wielding suspect in custody after allegedly taking $195 from gas station

Posted June 15

— A 30-year-old St. Louis man is facing charges after allegedly being armed with a hatchet while robbing a Weldon Springs gas station on June 7.

Jacob K. Clover entered the QuikTrip gas station, located at the corner of O'Fallon Road and Highway 94, armed with a hatchet and told the cashier to give him money from the register around 4:30 a.m., police said. He reportedly took off with around $195 from the gas station.

Clover has been charged with felony robbery and felony armed criminal action. His cash-only bond was set at $50,000.

No one was injured during the robbery.

He also allegedly robbed a Cold Stone Creamery in Creve Coeur with a hammer.

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