Two People Apprehended for Destroying Property in Cape Girardeau

Cape Girardeau police reported to an “unusual scene” at The District on Tuesday evening, January 5. Police confirmed that at 5:21 p.m., officers were called to the 500 block of South Spring for a report of a man with a handgun and a woman acting erratically. They both claimed they were being chased by someone. Police say the couple forced their way into an apartment and the woman began breaking glass and property inside the home. Officers arrived, entered the apartment and disarmed the man at gunpoint. Police say the woman had a cut from breaking glass and was bleeding and in need of medical attention. They say two children were taken away for their own safety and welfare. It was then determined that the couple was under the influence of an unknown illegal substance. The couple was medically treated and charges are being filed.

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