The 83-year-old nun was walking to work at the church at about 4:30 a.m. when she was confronted by an assailant with a screwdriver, the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reported.
The suspect made off with the nun's wallet and a tote bag, police said. The nun was not injured in the incident.
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