Oct. 18, 2013
Contact: Captain B. Weimer
Office (573) 882-5923
Cellular (573) 999-1979
Update on Clery Release Sent Oct. 11, 2013:
The University Police Department has identified the suspect in the sexual assault from Oct. 6, 2013. The department will be working with the victim and other officials to proceed forward with this investigation. Additional information is not available at this time.
Original Clery Release:
Oct. 11, 2013
Information on Sexual Assault Reported to Residential Life:
Residential Life staff have received a report of a sexual assault that occurred early the morning of Oct. 6, 2013 in an MU residence hall in the Rollins group involving a female resident and a male person unknown to her. The perpetrator entered the student's room when she answered the door expecting a friend. The student has received medical attention and been offered additional support services and assistance, including the option to report the incident to law enforcement. At the time of the assault, all exterior doors to the facility were locked electronically. The female victim has chosen not to speak to the University Police Department at this time; however, the University is working with the victim to get her the assistance she needs to get through this incident.
The suspect description currently available is extremely limited, only that he is a larger male.
This information is being sent to you in accordance with the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act of 1998 and to keep you aware of potential dangers on campus so you can make educated choices in your safety. To learn more about Jeanne Clery, please visit: http://www.securityoncampus.org/
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