After a Florissant woman’s car was stolen with her baby inside in North City Tuesday evening, police were able to rescue 1-year-old Aniya Davis unharmed within moments. A police officer who happened to be around the corner saw the suspect steal the vehicle and gave chase immediately.
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Her mother, Tiara Smith, 21, had left Aniya in her car seat while she went into a gas station.
Though the thief crashed the car, the baby wasn’t hurt—but the thief got away on foot.
St. Louis City Police are still searching for the suspect.