Contact: Officer Latisha Stroer, Public Information Officer
Columbia Police Department
FORCIBLE RAPE IN ASPEN HEIGHTS COMPLEX
On 11/11/13 at 10:13 P.M., officers were dispatched to 1 Hospital Drive, University of Missouri Hospital Emergency Room in reference to a sexual assault that occurred in the 3600 block of Aspen Heights Parkway. The investigation revealed the female victim, 19, was walking in the parking lot near the clubhouse at approximately 2:00 or 3:00 A.M. on either 11/1/13 or 11/2/13. The victim reported an unknown male suspect began following her and chased her when she began running away from him. The suspect pushed her down in the grass near the clubhouse and forcibly raped her. The suspect then fled on foot in an unknown direction of travel.
White male, approximately 5'05" to 5'08", medium build, last seen wearing a mask, sweatshirt, and shorts.
If anyone has any information about this incident, please contact the Columbia Police Department or Crime Stoppers at (573)875-TIPS to remain anonymous.