Man robbed and assaulted near MU Medical School Library

Saturday, September 29, 2012 | 5:19 p.m. CDT

COLUMBIA — Early Saturday morning, a man was robbed and assaulted near the MU Medical School Library on the southeast side of Stankowski Field.

At around 2:30 a.m., the victim said he was approached from behind by a male, according to a release from MU police. The suspect demanded money and then struck the victim twice in the face and knocked him to the ground. 

The release described the suspect as a 6-foot-tall black male of average build between 20 and 30 years old with bad acne and a small cross tattoo on the inside of his right forearm.

MU police have issued a composite of the suspect, who was last seen running eastbound toward the MU Student Recreation Complex, the release said.

Police were asking anyone with information to contact the MU Police Department or Crime Stoppers at 875-8477.

Supervising editor is Zach Murdock.

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