MU student assaulted on campus

Tuesday, February 26, 2008 | 8:16 p.m. CST; updated 9:13 a.m. CDT, Wednesday, July 16, 2008

COLUMBIA — MU police are looking for a man who assaulted a female MU student near the west side of Stafford Residence Hall on Saturday.

According to a release from the MU Police Department, the student told police that at about 2:30 a.m. Saturday, a man shoved her into her parked car and assaulted her. The man then took her purse and ran toward the former Gardner-Hyde Residence Hall.

The woman reported the crime Tuesday but did not have any further description of her assailant, said MU Police Capt. Brian Weimer.

Anyone with information about this crime is asked to call the MU Police at 882-7201 or CrimeStoppers at 875-8477.

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Tanner Tucker February 27, 2008 | 9:26 a.m.

Gardner-Hyde was demolished a year ago. The area is fenced off, and construction is going on now.

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