05/03/2019 at 4:45 PM
At approximately 4:45 p.m., a student was sitting at an outside table at a restaurant in the 6600 block of Delmar Blvd. A subject approached the person and pushed and punched the student. The subject then struck another student with a hammer. Another person attempted to intervene and was also struck by the subject with a hammer.
The subject then left the restaurant, entered a vehicle and drove away. The vehicle was last seen traveling east on Delmar. The vehicle is described as a black Jeep Patriot SUV bearing Missouri License plate BA9-K3A.
The subject is described as a heavy-set black male wearing black shoes, black pants and a black Nike sweatshirt with grey sleeves and a large white Nike swoosh on the front. He was wearing a black backpack.
The University City Police Department is investigating and asks anyone with information about the incident to call 314-725-2211 ext. 8010 or Crime Stoppers at 866-371-TIPS.
Trust your instincts. If you feel uneasy or sense something is wrong, call for assistance.
If you observe the vehicle, do not approach. Stay in a safe space and call 911 immediately.