CHESTERFIELD, Mo. - Investigators with the Chesterfield Police Department are searching for a man believed to have stolen tens of thousands of dollars worth of jewelry from a local Macy's. The suspect was also seen at a nearby Target at the time a suspicious fire forced an emergency evacuation of the store.
According to Sgt. Keith Rider, a police spokesman, the jewelry theft occurred November 30 inside the Chesterfield Mall.
Police described the suspect as an African-American man in his early 30s with a patchy black beard, small dimple marks on his face, and a tattoo near his left eye. He was wearing a rag under a flat-brimmed baseball cap with the words "New York" on the front.
That same day, the Monarch Fire Protection District reported a fire broke out in the bedding department at the Target store located at 40 THF Boulevard around 5:30 p.m. A fire district official said they believed the fire was set intentionally.
Anyone with information on the suspect's identity or whereabouts is asked to contact the Chesterfield Police Department at 636-537-3000.