KING OF PRUSSIA, PA (WTXF) - The suspect in the alleged abduction of a 7-week old baby from the King of Prussia mall has posted bail.
Officials tell FOX 29 Cherie Amoore posted bail on Thursday.
Amoore is charged with felony kidnapping, unlawful restraint and other charges, according to investigators. Police issued an Amber Alert Thursday night after the baby was allegedly taken right after 5 p.m. from the King of Prussia Mall.
Amoore is the daughter of longtime Philadelphia Republican strategist and party leader Renee Amoore. Renee Amoore appears frequently as a guest on Good Day Philadelphia.
According to police, she struck up a conversation with the baby's mother at the King of Prussia Mall by saying she had a boy the same age. She followed the woman and her family to several stores and joined them at the food court. When the newborn became fussy, she asked if she could hold him while the mother took a phone call and tended to another child. Amoore then allegedly walked off with the boy.
Mall security video, combined with tips that poured in and help from the suspect's family, led police to find the baby unharmed at Amoore's apartment in Tredyffrin Township.
Cherie was being held on $500,000 bail pending an April 15 preliminary hearing.