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May 2, 2005




At 6:02 p.m., Monday, May 2, the University of Missouri-Kansas City Police Department received a report of a display of a handgun and theft of a vehicle that occurred at approximately 5:50 p.m., in parking area 99 located at 48 th Street and Forest (east side of 4747 Troost).


The two victims, UMKC students, had pulled their vehicle into the parking area and were approached by two African American male suspects. One of the two suspects displayed a handgun and demanded the victims' vehicle keys and wallets.  The victims complied with the demand and the suspects drove away in the victim's vehicle.



  •   Suspect 1 – African American male; approximately 5'7” in height; slim build; wearing a brown coat with a hood. Estimated age: 25.
  •   Suspect 2 – African American male; approximately 5'8” in height; slim build; wearing a black coat.     Estimated age: 25.


The UMKC Police Department is conducting an investigation of this incident. If you have any information, or were in the area of this incident about the time it occurred please call the police department at 235-1515 and ask to speak with Sergeant Dean Leach.


Crime prevention tips, as well as informational workshops, may be obtained by contacting the crime prevention office of the UMKC Police Department at 235-1515, or visiting the UMKC Police web site, .





Contact Information

UMKC Police Department
4825 Troost Ave.
Suite 214B
Kansas City, MO 64110
Emergency Dial 9-1-1
Phone: 816-235-1515
Fax: 816-235-5501
Office hours: 24 hours per day
7 days per week
365 days per year.