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Robbery near Wolpers Hall

Sept. 2, 2016

1:29 a.m.

MUPD make arrestUniversity of Missouri Police arrested Courtney A. Chancellor, (date of birth 4-2-93) for filing a false report of a robbery.

Sept. 1, 2016

9:45 p.m.

FINAL UPDATE: MU and Columbia police will continue a search for the suspect and have no evidence to indicate any current threat to campus. Anyone with information about the robbery incident near Wolpers Hall is asked to call 882-7201.

9:13 p.m.

MU police continue investigating a robbery reported near Wolpers Hall. The suspect is described as a black male, dark complexion, 6 feet tall, some facial hair (possible small goatee), shoulder-to-elbow tattoo, late 20s, holding a dark-colored handgun. Columbia police are assisting with their K9 unit.

8:54 p.m.

MU Police are investigating a report of a robbery near Wolpers Hall. A delivery driver reports that a gun was displayed and the suspect demanded money.

MU police officers are currently investigating the situation. We will update this website as additional information is confirmed. Please check here for official information. Please do not distribute unconfirmed information or rumors or post or pass along rumors on social media outlets. Safety is the university’s top priority and we are working hard to ensure that the campus remains safe while information is obtained and confirmed.


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