Man pointed gun at toddler in Pevely home invasion, prosecutors say

Man pointed gun at toddler in Pevely home invasion, prosecutors say

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PEVELY • Jefferson County prosecutors have charged a 17-year-old Valley Park man with four felonies after he allegedly broke into a Pevely apartment with three accomplices, one of whom pointed a gun at a four-month-old child.

Prosecutors on Thursday charged Chandler Bradshaw, of the 700 block of Vest Avenue in Valley Park, with first-degree robbery, first-degree assault, first-degree burglary and armed criminal action in connection with a March 2 home invasion in an apartment complex on Pevely Pointe Drive.

Prosecutors say Bradshaw entered the apartment and struck one of the victims, a man, with a handgun. The victim was treated for a concussion at a hospital. 

One of the people who entered with Bradshaw pointed a gun at a woman and a four-month-old child who were also in the apartment. Bradshaw is accused of stealing $3,500 in cash, according to a probable cause statement.

Prosecutors asked that a warrant be issued for Bradshaw's arrest. It was not clear if he was in custody. 

Jacob Barker • 314-340-8291

@jacobbarker on Twitter

jbarker@post-dispatch.com

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