Sexual assault reported on Curtis Avenue near MU on Saturday

Saturday, April 6, 2013 | 9:42 p.m. CDT

COLUMBIA — A sexual assault was reported to Columbia police officers Saturday. The assault took place near the 900 block of Curtis Avenue, according to a police department news release.

Officers responded to the report at University Hospital. During the investigation, video footage was reviewed, according to the news release. The footage showed a white truck in the area. Police want to interview the driver and any possible occupants of the vehicle, the release stated.

The driver was described as a man in his mid- to late 20s, 5-foot-9 to 5-foot-10, with a medium build, black hair and a square-shaped face.

A Clery release from the MU Police Department said MU police are working with Columbia police on the investigation because of the proximity of the reported assault to campus.

The police ask that anyone with information about the vehicle or its occupants contact the department at 442-6131 or by contacting CrimeStoppers at 875-8477 or

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