Media Relaese 6-2012 | University of Missouri Police Department

MEDIA RELEASE -- Aug. 20, 2012

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

STATEMENT ON REPORTED ASSAULT:

At approximately 11:35 p.m., Sunday, Aug. 19, officers from the University of Missouri Police Department responded to a report of an assault that occurred near the intersection of College Avenue (MO763) and Rollins Street. According to the female victim, she was assaulted by a black male around 11:30 p.m.

The female victim reported while walking westbound on Rollins Street she was approached by three black males walking eastbound on Rollins Street. One of the males made a derogatory comment. He then made a fist and struck her on the left side of her cheek. The males continued eastbound on Rollins Street after striking her.

The suspect was described as a black male, between 17 and 22 years old, wearing dark pants and a dark top. The other two black males were described as similar in age wearing similar clothing to the suspect.

Anyone with any information is requested to call Detective Sam Easley at (573) 884-3721, or CRIME STOPPERS at (573) 875-8477. Individuals also may submit tips online 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 6-2012