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CHESTERFIELD — Police on Monday said they're searching for a man who they believe stole jewelry from a Macy's store and who's also a person of interest in a suspicious fire that was set at a nearby Target. 

The man seen on security footage is suspected of stealing about $45,000 to $50,000 in jewelry Saturday from the Macy's in Chesterfield Mall located off Interstate 64 and Clarkson Road. 

Earlier that same afternoon, a suspicious fire triggered an emergency evacuation of a Target at 40 THF Blvd., two miles west of the mall.

Firefighters arrived about 5:30 p.m. to find that Target employees had used fire extinguishers to quell the blaze started in the bedding section of the store, fire officials said. No one was injured. 

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"The store remains temporarily closed as we assess and clean up the damage caused to our building and products, and will likely remain closed until mid-December," a Target spokesperson said in an email. 

Police are encouraging anyone with information to call the Chesterfield Police Department at 636-537-3000.

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