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A state audit published Monday found that Missouri police don’t know the location of roughly 1,300 registered sex offenders in the state, The Associated Press reported.

The news outlet reported that state officials determined that 794 of the 1,259 individuals who are unaccounted for fall into the most serious category of offenders, including those who committed rape or first- or second-degree child molestation.

The article goes on to state the following:

The unaccounted-for individuals make up roughly 8 percent of the nearly 16,000 total registered sex offenders in Missouri, the AP reported. The audit released Monday cited inadequate enforcement of registration requirements for the results.

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