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MUPD looking for rape suspect

A rape suspect is on the loose in Columbia after an assault on the University of Missouri Campus.

MU Police say it happened just before 2 in the morning on Friday near University Hall.

The woman says she left the downtown area with a man that she had met and walked toward University Hall where she struggled with the suspect. He then ran off from the scene.

The suspect is described as a black male, 5 feet 8 inches to 6 feet tall, who spoke French or Portuguese with a strong accent.

Anyone with any information is asked to call MUPD or CRIMESTOPPERS at 573-875-8477. Police are offering a reward of up to $1,500 for information leading to an arrest.

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