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Mehlville man finds alleged burglars on social media

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Deporres Steeples and two other men are accused of breaking into an apartment in Mehlville and robbing and beating a resident. Deporres Steeples and two other men are accused of breaking into an apartment in Mehlville and robbing and beating a resident.
MEHLVILLE, Mo. (KMOV.com) -

A Mehlville resident said he used Facebook to track down the suspects who allegedly burglarized his apartment Monday.

Police said Deporres Steeples and two other men robbed and assaulted the resident after breaking into his home.

The victim reportedly recognized two of the suspects and used Facebook pictures to identify them to police.

Steeples remains in police custody as investigators work to find the other suspects. 

The investigation is ongoing. 

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