Police Department

Citizen Safety Advisory

News Release-  Citizen Safety Advisory

For immediate release:  October 25, 2013

The Independence Police Department wants to advise the citizens of a suspicious male subject that has inappropriately approached several females and is possible the same subject involved in a home invasion where a female was attacked in her sleep.  As far as the Police Department is aware, all of these incidents have occurred within a small radius near 14th and Cunningham.

The only subject description obtained is a light skinned, African American male 20 to 25 years of age.  He is described as having short hair, a cleanly shaved face, and is small in stature 5’06-5’08, 120-140 pounds.

 This is an ongoing investigation and the Police Department has increased patrol in this area. We are asking anyone who sees anyone matching this description who is acting in a suspicious manner to immediately call the Police Department. If anyone has any information regarding the above mentioned incidents please call the Tips Hotline at 816-474-8177 or the Independence Missouri Police Department at 816-325-7852.