SEXUAL MISCONDUCT ON HINKSON CREEK TRAIL
On 7/5/15 at 11:15 A.M., University of Missouri Officers along with the City of Columbia Park Ranger were dispatched to a sexual misconduct on the Hinkson Creek Trail near Capen Bridge and Rock Quarry Road. The investigation revealed a female victim was running on the trail when a Hispanic male or a black male was riding a small dark colored bicycle. The suspect kept passing the victim back and forth while she was running on the trail.
When she neared Capen Bridge, the suspect grabbed her butt and kept riding his bicycle ahead of her on the trail. The victim was running near Hinkson Field on the Trail when she observed the same suspect masturbating. The victim ran to an emergency phone on the University of Missouri Campus to contact the University of Missouri Police Department (MUPD). MUPD had officers on bicycle who were unable to locate the suspect. MUPD has turned over the investigation to the City of Columbia Park Ranger. The investigation is ongoing.
Hispanic male or Black male, approximately 6'1", 160 pounds and was last seen wearing a baggy light colored t-shirt, ball cap, with a back pack and riding a small dark colored bicycle
If anyone has any information about this incident, please contact the Columbia Police Department or Crime Stoppers at (573)875-TIPS to remain anonymous.