Duo robbed by man at MU's South Farms, police report

Wednesday, July 17, 2013 | 5:32 p.m. CDT

COLUMBIA — Two people were robbed by a man early Wednesday at South Farms, 3600 New Haven Road, according to a MU Police Department news release. 

The robber approached the male and female victims, who were in a parked vehicle at the scene at about 4 a.m. He had a handgun and demanded money, the release said.

The robber left the scene in a large white vehicle with a black luggage rack on top, after taking property and money. According to the news release, the vehicle could be a Cadillac Escalade. 

He was described as a mid-30s black male, approximately 6 feet tall with very short hair. He was wearing a black T-shirt. 

Anyone with information is asked to call Detective Joe Kingsbury at 884-2605. Anyone who wishes to remain anonymous may call Crime Stoppers at 875-8477. Online tips may be submitted at 

If the information leads to an arrest, the tipper could be eligible for a $1,500 reward. 

Supervising editor is Katie Moritz.

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