A teenager was raped behind a bush during a late-night robbery in St. Louisโ€™ Hamilton Heights neighborhood.

The 18-year-old girl was robbed and raped Monday night in 5400 block of MLK. She told authorities that a man approached her and pointed a gun at her head. The suspect grabbed her by the back of the neck around 11:40 p.m. After taking her belongings the he forced her to walk behind a bush. This is where the sexual assault occurred.

She was transported to a local area hospital. Suspect still at large.