Clery Relaese 11-2012 | University of Missouri Police Department

Clery Release -- Oct. 17, 2012

STATEMENT ON REPORTED ASSAULT

At approximately 1:30 p.m., Oct. 17, the University Police Department became aware of an assault that occurred at 812 North Keene Street near the Women's and Children's Hospital.

The female victim reported that around 6:40 a.m., she was walking toward the building when she was approached from behind by a male who grabbed her wrist and pressed a hard object against her left rib cage. The victim used pepper spray she was carrying against the suspect and he released her, fleeing to the south.

The suspect was described as dark-skinned black male, approximately 5'8" tall, stocky build, wearing dark clothing.

In an effort to keep the community informed of crimes that happen near campus property, the MUPD is sending this Clery release. MUPD officers will be working with the City of Columbia Police department to aid in their investigation.

There is no further information available at this time.

Updates on this incident will be posted on the department's web site atmupolice.missouri.edu as time permits.

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(In accordance with the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act of 1998. To learn more about Jeanne Clery, please visit: http://www.securityoncampus.org/)