Robbery occurs close to MU

Sunday, February 26, 2012 | 7:31 p.m. CST; updated 7:40 p.m. CST, Sunday, February 26, 2012

COLUMBIA — A robbery occurred close to campus early Sunday morning, according to a Clery release from MU police.

The robbery took place at 1:30 a.m. at the corner of Watson Place and a private drive south of 904 Elm Street, near the building that houses Newsy, The Upper Crust Bakery & Cafe, Magictan Studios and Cold Stone Creamery.

MU police received information Sunday afternoon that the Columbia Police Department was taking a report about the robbery, according to the release.

The suspect is described as a white male, 5 feet 10 inches, clean shaven and between the ages of 18 and 25. He was wearing a black Mizzou hoodie at the time of the robbery, according to the release.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Columbia Police Department at 874-7652, or Crime Stoppers at 875-8477 or Those who call with information may be eligible for a reward.

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