Media Relaese 13-2011 | University of Missouri Police Department

MEDIA RELEASE -- August 3rd, 2011

Contact: Captain Scott Richardson
Office (573) 884-0154
Cellular (573) 864-7049

MU Police are requesting the assistance of the community to identify two suspects in a recent theft and fraudulent use of a credit device.

MU Police were notified that a purse was stolen from a patient at Columbia Regional Hospital on June 14th, 2011. Her purse also contained her personnel debit card. Suspects in this case attempted to use the victims debit card at Walmart on Conley Ave. and the Breaktime on Conley Ave. All attempted transactions were denied.

Suspect 1 described as a dark skinned male, possibly Hispanic, late teens to early twenties, wearing a light brown or gray shirt, black ball cap, and a gold colored chain.
Suspect 2 described as a white female, heavy set, light brown or dark blonde hair, wearing a multicolored shirt and tattoos on both arms.
Suspect vehicle is described as a four door white Ford Taurus with rectangular bumper stickers on both sides of the rear bumper.

Pictures of the suspects as well as the suspect vehicle were provided to the media. Anyone with any information is requested to call Detective Sam Easley at (573) 884-3721, or CRIME STOPPERS at (573) 875-8477. Individuals may also submit tips on-line at 875tips.com. You do not have to give your name and may be eligible for a reward of up to $1,500 if your information leads to an arrest.

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