Section 16-206 Refusal to identify as a witness.


    (a) A person commits the crime of refusal to identify as a witness if, knowing he has witnessed any portion of a crime, or of any other incident resulting in physical injury or substantial property damage, upon demand by a law enforcement officer engaged in the performance of his official duties, he refuses to report or gives a false report of his name and present address to such officer.

    (b) Refusal to identify as a witness is a class C misdemeanor.

(Code 1964, § 7.950)

     State law reference(s)--Similar provisions, RSMo. § 575.190.