Homeless Man Robs Woman on Walmart Parking Lot

Derek Fuiten, a 35-year-old homeless man, recently robbed a woman after she shopped at a Walmart in Belleville. 
Police later captured Fuiten, who's now charged with robbery.
Around 8:15 a.m. June 24, Fuiten approached a woman in the parking lot who was walking to her car. Police said he snatched money out of her hand and ran to the nearby Southwest Illinois College (SWIC) MetroLink stop.
A SWIC officer detained him until police arrived. The victim was not injured.
Fuiten is being held on a $50,000 bond.


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