Media Relaese 8-2014 | University of Missouri Police Department

MEDIA RELEASE -- September 9, 2014

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

Information on Campus Clery Release:

On Sept. 9, officials from the University of Missouri's Title IX office reported a sexual assault to the University Police Department (MUPD). Title IX officials investigated the report, identified the victim and worked with her to gather the following information on the incident.

The victim reported to the Title IX investigator that some time between 12 and 1 a.m. on Friday, Sept. 5, she was sexually assaulted by an unknown male near the benches between Jesse Hall and Hill Hall. The victim reported her vagina was penetrated by the suspect's finger. The only description the victim could provide at this time is the male suspect was wearing all black clothes and was taller than 5' 8"

No additional information or details are available, and the victim has chosen not to discuss the incident with the MUPD at this time.

This information is provided to the community in an effort to keep the community informed of crimes on campus. MUPD encourages all victims of crime to report the incident so they may receive assistance, counseling, and help with the incident in addition to apprehending the suspect and providing accurate crime statistics to the community. MUPD has posted several documents, covering various safety topics, so you can review it and/or easily print the information to share with co-workers, friends, and family at: http://mupolice.missouri.edu/safetytips.php

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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.