Police investigating robbery at Virginia Avenue parking garage
COLUMBIA - The University of Missouri sent out an MU Alert just before 6 p.m. Sunday to warn people about a robbery in the area.
MU Alert: Robbery at Virginia at Virginia Ave Garage 901 Virginia Ave. Stay away from or leave the area. Police are responding. Update to follow.— MU Alert (@MUalert) December 16, 2018
According to MU Alert, the victim went to the Virginia Avenue garage to buy a cell phone, but was assaulted and had his money stolen.
MU Alert Update: Victim was at Virginia Avenue Garage to buy a cell phone but suspects assaulted him and stole his money. MUPD still investigating.— MU Alert (@MUalert) December 17, 2018
Police said the suspect left the garage in a white vehicle heading south. The driver is described as 5 foot and 3 inches tall Hispanic man. The passenger is an African America man with glasses and they do not have a weapon.
MU Alert Update: Robbery Suspects left Virginia Ave. Garage white car going south. Driver: 5'3"/Hispanic/1" dark hair. Passenger: black male/glasses. No weapon— MU Alert (@MUalert) December 17, 2018
Authorities sent out an "all clear" at 6:48 p.m. through its MU Alert System.