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Police searching for suspect, car in West County Mall armed carjacking

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DES PERES, Mo. (KMOV.com) -

The City of Des Peres Police Department is actively searching for a stolen car that was taken at approximately 7:15 p.m. Monday night at West County Mall.

According to police, the owner of the stolen car, a Blue Toyota Corolla,  was sitting in her car with a friend when a male suspect approached the car displaying a gun. Police say, the suspect got into the vehicle and fled the area followed by a Silver Ford.

"I believe this was a random act," says Des Peres Police Capt. Sean Quinn.

"It was wasn't like this mall or this area being targeted or anything like that."

If anyone has any information Des Peres Police ask you to contact them at 314-835-6200.

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