ST. LOUIS — A man is in custody after a carjacking near a popular stretch of restaurants in St. Louis’ South Grand neighborhood.

Police responded to the 3700 block of Juniata around 7:05 p.m. Saturday.

Four people said they were getting out of their 2013 Kia Optima when an unknown man came up to them, pulled out a gun and demanded their money.

The victims handed over money and then the man demanded for keys to the car. He left the scene in their car.

A short time later, police found the car in the 5300 block of Oriole with the man still inside. Police took the carjacker into custody after a short foot pursuit.

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