St. Louis police limiting in-person response for certain incidents

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ST. LOUIS, Mo. — The St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department is limiting in-person responses to calls for certain incidents.

They say a telephone system has been in place since 2015 to handle limited in-person contact.

Police say examples include are larcenies, destruction of property, missing persons, thefts or car break-ins if they’re not in progress, and if there are no suspects to pursue.

You can call your local police station, 911, or the non-emergency line at 314-231- 1212.

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