Joplin Police set perimeter to locate man who fled car stop

JOPLIN, Mo. — Late Friday evening, November 25, 2022 reports of numerous Joplin Police officers setting a perimeter near 20th and S. Connecticut Ave.

KOAM’s Shannon Becker learned on scene it was a car stop where a male fled vehicle.

Sgt Thomas Bowin of the Joplin Police Dept says they set a perimeter, the male who fled was not located. Then just as they were released from the area he was spotted near Parr Hill Park.

They set a second perimeter and located the male, taking him into custody without incident near the 1700 block of S. St. Louis about 11:30 p.m.

No names are released at this time. No one was injured.

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