CHESTERFIELD, Mo. (KMOX) – The Chesterfield Police Department is asking for the public’s help in locating a suspect from a robbery and kidnapping that occurred after the suspect was confronted by security during a shoplifting incident that occurred on March 21 at approximately 5:00 p.m.
Suspect Cierra Baker, along with an unknown female, entered the H&M store at Chesterfield Mall, where Baker and the unknown accomplice concealed merchandise in booster bags and attempted to leave the store.
When confronted by security, Baker reached into her purse and grabbed a can of mace, spraying the security guard and fleeing.
The two subjects then separated, and Baker fled to the parking lot, where she accosted a female sitting in her car. She jumped in the passenger seat and took the victim’s cell phone.
Baker forced her to drive from Chesterfield Mall to the Big Bend/I-64 area with the threat of violence.
22-year-old Baker is 5’3 and 126 lbs.
Suspect had the victim wait at a Gas station until a white vehicle with tinted windows came to pick her up. The victim was not harmed.
Anyone who may have been in the area, knows the whereabouts of Cierra Baker, or observed something that could assist in identifying the second suspect, should contact the Chesterfield Detective Bureau at 636-537-3000 or St. Louis Crime Stoppers at 314-725-8477 (TIPS).