Media Relaese 12-2015 | University of Missouri Police Department

MEDIA RELEASE -- May 6, 2015

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


Statement on Strong Armed Robbery:

At approximately 7:40 pm, May 5, the University Police Department (MUPD) received a report of a strong-armed robbery near the sand volleyball courts by Hawthorne Hall on the MU campus. The suspect was described as a light skinned, black male, late teens to early 20s, approximately 5 feet 8 inches tall wearing a white shirt, and black athletic shorts.

The suspect fled the area northbound on foot toward Rollins Street where he entered what was described as an "old, beat up dark blue minivan" which headed east on Rollins Street toward College Avenue.

The department is looking to identify the individual in the attached photos as he was in the area during the time of the incident.

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 $1,500 if the information leads to an arrest.

MUPD 12-2015