Clery Relaese 13-2013 | University of Missouri Police Department

Clery Release -- Oct. 26, 2013

Information on Forcible Rape Reported to the City of Columbia Police

The City of Columbia Police Department released the following information on a forcible rape reported to them. Due to proximity of the forcible rape to campus, the University Police Department is sending out this Clery Release to keep the campus community informed of crimes near the campus so they can make good choices in regards to their safety.

CPD Media Release

On 10/26/13 at 5:02 A.M., officers were dispatched to a forcible rape in the 1000 block of Locust Street. The investigation revealed the female victim was asleep in her bedroom when the suspect entered the residence through an unlocked front door.

The suspect entered the victim's dark bedroom, crawled into bed with her, threatened the victim with a knife and sexually assaulted her. The suspect fled the scene in an unknown direction of travel.

Three roommates were home at the time of the assault. The only suspect information since the room was dark is a possible white male in his late twenties. The investigation is ongoing.

If anyone has any information about this assault or saw anything suspicious around the time of the assault in that area, please contact the Columbia Police Department or Crime Stoppers at (573)875-TIPS to remain anonymous.

Clery 13-2013
(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/)