St. Peters, MO (KSDK) -- A jewelry store in St. Peters was robbed Monday morning, police said.
At approximately 10:40 a.m., a man walked into Smith Jewelry and Coins, located in the 4000 block of Old Highway 94. The man then displayed a handgun to the business employee and demanded several trays of jewelry.
The suspect fled the store with about 100 assorted rings, mostly gold and various stones.
The suspect is described as a white male in his 40s or 50s, short and stocky build, white 'feathered' hair, white beard/goatee.
Police say the suspect was last seen driving a white ford explorer.
The owner of Smith Jewelry says they are offering a $5,000 reward for the arrest of the suspect in this case.
Anyone with information is asked to call St. Peters Police Detective Paul Barish at 636-278-2244 ext.3531.
Police also say special attention should be paid at pawn stores and businesses that buy gold.