Police search for MU campus rape suspect
COLUMBIA - The University of Missouri Police Department said Friday it was trying to locate the suspect of a rape on the MU campus.
Police said they responded to a report of a sex offense at 2:34 a.m. near University Hall. A female victim said she walked to the area where the rape occured with a male subject whom she met in downtown Columbia. She said she struggled with the subject and he fled the scene.
Police said the suspect was a black male, 5' 8" to 6' tall, who spoke French or Portugese with a strong accent.
Anyone with information was asked to call Detective Sam Easley at (573) 884-3721 or CrimeStoppers at (573) 875-TIPS (8477). Police were offering a reward of up to $1,500 if information leads to an arrest.