Media Relaese 8-2010 | University of Missouri Police Department

Update August 2nd 8:42 a.m. - Arrest made, please click here for media release.

MEDIA RELEASE -- July 31, 2010

Contact: Captain B. Weimer
Office (573) 882-5923
Cellular (573) 999-1979


At approximately 2:20 a.m., Saturday, July 31, Officers from the University of Missouri Police Department responded to the report of an assault that occurred near University Avenue and Hitt Street.

The victim described the suspect as a white male in his early twenties, heavy set, wearing a yellow shirt, and khaki shorts. Investigators were able to pull video images from cameras in the area that match the general description of the suspect. Some of these photos are in the following:

Photos removed due to size. 8/2/2010

The female victim was treated at the scene and released. Additional details cannot be released at this time due to the ongoing investigation.

Anyone with any information is requested to call Detective Michael Laughlin at (573) 884-2605, or CRIME STOPPERS at (573) 875-8477. Individuals may also submit tips on-line at You do not have to give your name and may be eligible for a reward of up to $1500 if your information leads to an arrest.

MUPD 8-2010