Person reported with weapon triggers police response

2 years 6 months 3 weeks ago Friday, September 23 2016 Sep 23, 2016 Friday, September 23, 2016 7:55:00 PM CDT September 23, 2016 in News
By: Katie Parkins, KOMU 8 Digital Producer

JEFFERSON CITY - Two people told police they saw someone with a weapon on the 400 block of Brooks Street Friday evening. 

One officer who responded said they saw a person who could have had a weapon, but could not confirm that.

The person was described as wearing camouflage, a tactile vest, a cloth hoodie that covered their face, with something slung across their body.

The Jefferson County Police Department and Cole County Sheriff's Department searched for the person for an hour and a half but could not find them.

According to JCPD Sgt. Steve Dappen, there was no known crime involved since Missouri allows open carry.

 

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