MU police: Report of sexual assault unfounded

4 months 1 week 17 hours ago Tuesday, May 14 2019 May 14, 2019 Tuesday, May 14, 2019 2:24:00 PM CDT May 14, 2019 in News
By: Annie Hammock, KOMU 8 Interactive Director

COLUMBIA - University of Missouri Police said the person who reported a sexual assault on campus over the weekend now says it didn't happen.

The person had initially reported the assault happened between 8 - 8:30 p.m. Friday. MUPD sent an email to students saying the purported victim was forced into a vehicle near Wilson Avenue and the 500 block of College Ave.

The person alerting police had said one of the suspects was college-aged and wearing a blue sweatshirt, sunglasses and had light-colored eyebrows and dark hair.

The person who filed the report has since retracted, police said.

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