Armed robbery reported at University of Missouri's South Farm Research Center

COLUMBIA, Mo. - The University of Missouri Police Department is investigating an armed robbery on campus property.

Around 5 a.m. Wednesday, police were called to South Farm at 3600 New Haven Road.

Police say around 4 a.m., two people in a parked car were approached by a man. The suspect showed a handgun and demanded money from the two individuals.

The suspect took property and money before fleeing the scene in a large white vehicle with a black luggage rack on top. Police say the vehicle may have been an Cadillac Escalade.

The suspect is described as a black male in his mid 30's, about 6 feet tall with very short hair, and last seen wearing a black t-shirt.

Anyone with any information is asked to call Detective Joe Kingsbury at 573-884-2605 or CrimeStoppers at 573-875-8477 to remain anonymous. A reward is being offered for information that leads to an arrest.

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