Man Considered Armed and Dangerous, Caught

Michael Murphy was spotted by Jefferson County deputies

FRANKLIN COUNTY, MO. (KMOX) – A man, police have been looking for since Tuesday after he held a gun to a woman’s head in Franklin County, has been arrested.

Michael Murphy was spotted by Jefferson County deputies Friday. They responded to a call for a man who was disoriented. When they approached him, they realized it was the suspect Franklin County had been looking for.

Murphy is accused of breaking into a woman’s home on Virginia Mines Road, pointing a handgun at her head demanding money. Murphy is said to have pulled the trigger twice but the weapon did not fire.

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