Police seek information regarding an East Campus break-in, robbery

Wednesday, June 30, 2004 | 12:00 a.m. CDT; updated 8:21 a.m. CDT, Monday, July 7, 2008

Three men entered an East Campus apartment late Monday night, placed tape over the mouth of an occupant, then plundered the residence, police said.

Columbia police said the suspects entered an unlocked apartment at 406 S. William St. about 11:30 p.m. armed with baseball bats and a handgun. The four-bedroom unit was ransacked, with a loss of several thousand dollars reported. Computers, DVDs and cash were taken from the residence, police said. A 21-year-old occupant of the apartment was not injured.

Police said the three suspects, all males, were about 25 years old. One wore jeans and a red, white and blue pullover sweatshirt or jacket. The suspect was of average height and medium build. The other two suspects wore black hooded sweatshirts and blue jeans.

Anyone with any information regarding the robbery is requested to call Crime Stoppers at 874-8477.

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