ST. LOUIS – A child has been reunited with their mom after a carjacking Tuesday morning in south St. Louis.

Around 8:15 a.m., a vehicle with the child inside was taken near Chippewa and Louisiana. The child was found by police in the 3400 block of McKean.

Shortly after, officers observed the stolen vehicle and pursued it into the 3100 block of Chouteau where a suspect was taken into custody.

During the incident, multiple police vehicles were struck. The investigation is ongoing. According to a St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department spokesperson, a task force is investigating carjackings in the region.