Sikeston police investigating assault and robbery of Sonic employee

SIKESTON, MO — Sikeston police are looking for two men suspected of attacking and stealing from a Sonic employee.

Around 11:25 p.m. on Sunday, November 12, officers were called to the Sonic at 216 North Main Street on report of a robbery and assault.

They met with an employee who had a cut to the face and the back of their head.

The employee said they had closed the store around 11:22 p.m. and was walking towards their car when two men wearing all black walked from behind the outdoor freezer.

One of the suspects hit the employee in the face. The employee fell, hitting the back of their head on the ground. The two suspects then ran off with a Sonic deposit bag filled with an undetermined amount of cash.

The employee was taken to a local hospital.

Police have identified two suspects in the crime. They are 20-year-old Jamal Oscar Brooks and 18-year-old De’Drevion “Dre” Eugene Savage, both of Sikeston.

They are believed to be in a silver or gray 2009 Hyundai with Missouri license plate WC7-C1V.

Both have arrest warrants for assault 1st degree and robbery 1st degree with a bond of $50,000.

Anyone with information on the whereabouts of Brooks or Savage are asked to call the Sikeston Department of Public Safety at (573) 4714-4711.

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