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MUPD Says Reported Robber is at Large

Posted: Jul 17, 2013 11:19 PM by Andrea Gonzales, KOMU 8 Digital Producer
Updated: Jul 17, 2013 11:21 PM

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COLUMBIA - The University of Missouri Police Department responded to an armed robbery report at the South Farm Research Center around 5 a.m. on Wednesday.

The department said a man with a handgun approached and demanded money from two people in a parked car around 4 a.m. It was reported that the man left 3600 New Haven Road with stolen property and money in a large white vehicle, possibly a Cadillac Escalade, with a black luggage rack on top.

The University of Missouri sent out a clery release to students and faculty.

Anyone with any information is requested to call Detective Joe Kingsbury at 573-884-2605 or CRIME STOPPERS at 573-875-8477. The department said individuals may remain anonymous and may be eligible for a reward of up to $1,500 if the information leads to an arrest.

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