Police Called After Man Enters Church Demanding Money
A woman called police after a man reportedly demanding money made her so uncomfortable she locked herself in an office.
The following information was supplied by the Warson Woods Police Department. Arrests or charges mentioned in this report do not indicate convictions.
Police were dispatched to the 1500 block of Bennett Avenue after a man reportedly entered a church demanding financial assistance. The secretary offered the man several ministerial phone numbers to call for assistance, but he became angry and the woman was uncomfortable. She reportedly told the man she was going to another office to see if they had any emergency funds, however closed and locked the door and then told the man she was calling police. He left the building, but police said they were not called until two hours after the incident so the man was not located.
Anyone with information on these crimes is asked to contact the Warson Woods Police Department at 314-965-1131.
Anonymous tips can be made to the St. Louis Regional CrimeStoppers at 866-317-TIPS (8477).
*Please contact Local Editor Gabrielle Biondo with any questions regarding the above reports.