Media Relaese 2-2012 | University of Missouri Police Department

MEDIA RELEASE -- February 9, 2012

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

STATEMENT ON REPORTED ROBBERY:

At approximately 2:07 a.m., Thursday, Feb. 9, officers from the University of Missouri Police Department responded to a report of a robbery that occurred southwest of Memorial Union. According to the male victim, he was robbed at gun point by an individual around 1:53 a.m.

The suspect was described as a black male, late 20s or early 30s, between 5 feet 6 inches and 5 feet 8 inches tall, heavier build, and wearing dark blue jeans, a light gray hoodie possibly with lettering “MIZZOU” on the front. The suspect had his hood up at the time of robbery.

Suspect was last seen running north along Hitt Street near the Fine Arts Building.

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 2-2012