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Man injured in assault near Pickard Hall

Friday, February 19, 2010 | 2:20 p.m. CST

COLUMBIA – Shortly after 9 p.m. Thursday, an assault occurred near the southwest side of Pickard Hall at MU, according to an MU Police Department press release.

The victim said he was pushed from behind and fell to the ground as he was walking toward the Quadrangle. He was then kicked while on the ground. MU Police Chief Jack Watring said there could have been multiple suspects involved, and police are still investigating. The suspect or suspects fled the scene toward Domino's Pizza and Ninth Street. No personal property appeared to have been taken.

The victim was transported to University Hospital to receive treatment for minor injuries and has since been released, Watring said.

No new information has been reported and the investigation will continue.

The MU Police Department requests anyone with information to call CrimeStoppers at 875-8477, or submit tips at 875tips.com.

 


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