MUPD responds to strong-arm robbery on MU campus
COLUMBIA - MUPD said three men robbed someone Friday night on MU's campus.
The robbery happened near Hitt Street and Rollins Street. Police said three men assaulted a victim and fled north on Hitt Street.
KOMU 8 News reporters witnessed MUPD officers with flashlights searching the area around the McKee Gymnasium, parking lot WC-5 and Tucker Hall, all on the MU campus.
MU sent an alert about the reported robbery to students and staff around 9:15 Friday night. The alert advised people to "take precautions".
According to MU, the only suspect information is as follows: "The victim reported being assaulted by three black males. One suspect is described as 6 feet to 6 feet 2 inches tall, wearing a white T-shirt, and a cloth on his head."
An update to the MU alert system advised people to stay aware of surroundings.
No further information was immediately available.
KOMU 8 News will update this story as more information becomes available.
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