Media Relaese 6-2011 | University of Missouri Police Department

MEDIA RELEASE -- March 1, 2011

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

Information on Rape Reported to MU Police Department:

At approximately 6:39 a.m., Tuesday, March 1, the University of Missouri Police Department received a report of a rape that occurred on campus outside Laws Residence Hall. The female victim reported that between 4 a.m. and 5 a.m. today, she was approached by an unknown white male who appeared to be an older college-aged student with a short haircut. The male started asking her questions, assaulted her, and then raped her. After the incident, the male ran south toward university parking lot WG 6. The victim was unable to supply any further identification at this time.

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 875tips.com. Individuals may remain anonymous and may be eligible for a reward of up to $1500 if the information leads to an arrest.

MUPD 6-2011

Anyone with any information is requested to call CRIME STOPPERS at (573) 875-8477 or you can submit tips at 875tips.com. 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.