WEST ALTON, MO. - The St. Charles County Police Department is searching for the following suspect in reference to a car theft in West Alton, MO.

The incident occurred at 10 p.m. on Sunday at The Pit Stop, located at 14000 Hwy 67 in West Alton, MO. A 2-year-old was strapped in a safety seat inside the vehicle when it was taken.

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The vehicle was recovered a short time later in the 9400 block of Auburn in Jennings, MO. The 2-year-old was still in the car and unharmed.

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The profile of the suspect is as follows: Black male, early 20s, long braided or dreaded hair; last seen wearing a white shirt and white shorts.

Please contact Detective Kevin Knobbe at 636-949-3020 ext. 4465 with your tips.

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