arnold rec outdoor pool

Arnold Police are trying to identify two boys who reportedly broke into the outdoor pool area at the Arnold Recreation Center, 1695 Missouri State Road. They allegedly were seen playing on the water slides, and rec center employees chased them away before officers arrived, Arnold Police reported.

Employees called police at about 3:30 p.m. Jan. 11 and said they saw the boys break a wooden gate and enter the outdoor pool area. The employees also told police they went outside to confront the boys, but they ran into a wooded area near the rec center, according to the report.

Detective Lt. Jeremy Christopher said as of Jan. 19, the city had not received an estimate for the damage to the gate. However, the police report said the damage was minor.

Christopher also said Jan. 19 that the boys had not been identified. He asks anyone with information about the incident to call Arnold Police at 636-296-3204.