Section 16-144 Interference with custody.

    (a) A person commits the crime of interference with custody if, knowing that he has no legal right to do so, he takes or entices from lawful custody any person entrusted by order of a court to the custody of another person or institution.

    (b) Interference with custody is a class A misdemeanor.

(Code 1964, § 7.715)

     State law reference(s)--Similar provisions, RSMo. § 565.150.