Police identify South County car theft suspect

The suspect as seen in an image pulled from security cameras.

Editor’s note: The police department stated on its Facebook page that the suspect has been identified as of Monday afternoon. 

The St. Louis County Police Department is requesting the public’s assistance in identifying a suspect wanted in connection to a vehicle theft that occurred Jan. 6 in the 6000 block of Lemay Ferry.

The suspect then used the stolen car to drive around South County, using stolen credit/debit cards at several stores.

The stolen vehicle has since been recovered.

Anyone with information about the subject is asked to contact Detective Nickolaus at 314-615-8635, or email mnickolaus@stlouiscountymo.gov.