ST. LOUIS — A 55-year-old man was sentenced to 15 years in prison after pleading guilty to carjacking and gun charges.

According to a press release from the U.S. Attorney's Office, 55-year-old Kerry Caldwell was sentenced Wednesday after carjacking a woman at gunpoint outside a Commerce Bank in October 27, 2017.

The press release said the victim jumped out of the passenger door of the car before Caldwell drove off the lot.

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Police spotted the car a short time later and started chasing it. Police eventually spotted Caldwell walking and took him into custody. The car was found crashed into a tree.

He will serve 15 years in prison for one felony count of carjacking and one felony count of brandishing a firearm to commit a violent crime.