Des Peres residents receive warning about man posing as undercover officer

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by KMOV.com Staff

KMOV.com

Posted on August 6, 2014 at 12:14 PM

Updated Wednesday, Aug 6 at 5:23 PM

(KMOV) -- The City of Des Peres Department of Public Safety issued a warning for residents regarding a man who is allegedly targeting juveniles by posing as an undercover police officer.

The advisory states that on Sunday night two boys were allegedly approached by a man in the area of Greenbriar Ridge Drive and Old Dougherty Ferry Road. The man told them he was an undercover police officer and offered the boys candy if they got inside his car. The boys fled the scene and the suspect drove north toward Dougherty Ferry.

Police say the suspect is a white man possibly in his 30s, wearing glasses, and driving a four-door sedan.

Officials say this is currently the only report of this type of incident they have received.

 

 

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