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Jefferson City police seek help finding person wanted in assault

Jefferson City police released this image of a person wanted in an assault on Friday, July 1, 2022.
Jefferson City Police Department
Jefferson City police released this image of a person wanted in an assault on Friday, July 1, 2022.

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (KMIZ)

Jefferson City police are asking the public to help them identify and find a man accused in an assault Friday at a business.

Police said the incident happened in the 2200 block of Missouri Boulevard on Friday afternoon and the assailant ran from the scene while being chased by a witness and the victim. Police described the person they're seeking as about 6 feet tall and average build with dreadlocks, wearing a dark Ecko Unlimited shirt, light-colored pants and dark shoes.

Police said the person was last seen running through a parking lot and disappeared between Hobby Lobby and O'Reilly Auto Parts.

"Investigators have exhausted the current leads and we are asking for the public’s assistance in locating this suspect," the Jefferson City Police Department said in a news release. "Investigators are requesting anyone able to identify this person to contact the department."

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