Media Relaese 2-2014 | University of Missouri Police Department

MEDIA RELEASE -- Jan 28, 2014

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

Updated Clery Release sent to MU Campus:

With the help of the University of Missouri community, the University Police Department has identified the individuals from the Clery Release sent Jan. 27. Upon further investigation, this case has been reclassified as a Sex Offense. The MUPD will be working with the victim and other officials to proceed forward with this investigation. Additional information is not available at this time.

Information on reporting sexual assaults, Clery Releases (Timely Warnings), and additional campus crime information is available in the Campus Crime & Fire Safety Report available at: http://mupolice.missouri.edu/Clery_Report/2012.pdf

Clery 2-2014

(In accordance with the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act of 1998. To learn more about Jeanne Clery, please visit: http://www.securityoncampus.org/)

Original Clery Release Below:

CLERY RELEASE -- Jan. 27, 2014

Information on burglary reported to MUPD:

At 7:51 p.m., Jan. 26, MUPD received a report of a burglary that occurred in Laws residence hall. The female victim reported that between 1:30 and 2 a.m., Jan. 26, two unknown white males unlawfully entered her room and assaulted her.

The female victim stated she was getting ready for bed when an unknown male entered her room through an unlocked door and physically assaulted her. The female victim reached for her cellular phone and noticed a second unknown white male in the room. The victim retrieved her phone and stated she was calling the police, which caused the males to flee her room.

The male who assaulted the victim is described as a white male approximately 6' to 6'2" with an athletic build. The victim stated the male had short dark hair and a big nose.

The second male who was in the room is described as a white male approximately 5'7" to 5'8" tall with dirty blonde hair. This male had very short hair and was described as being skinny.

Anyone with information is asked to call Officer Crystal Becker at 573-884-4495 or CRIME STOPPERS at (573) 875-8477.

The University Police Department offers the following crime prevention tips that may help eliminate crimes similar to this:

  • Remember to lock your doors.
  • Do not prop doors open to the residence halls.
  • Report suspicious activities and individuals to the police.
  • Report all crimes to the police so they can provide victim assistance and keep the community informed.

Remember that you can follow all the above crime prevention tips and still be the victim of a crime. By following the above tips you can reduce your chances of becoming the victim of crime. Remember working together we can make the campus safer.

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(In accordance with the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act of 1998. To learn more about Jeanne Clery, please visit: http://www.securityoncampus.org/)

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