Contact Us

Missoula Police Looking for Suspects in Three Blow Dart Attacks [AUDIO]

blowdart
photo by Peter Christian

Missoula police are looking for a suspect or suspects in a series of blow dart attacks that have occurred since Sunday.

Public Information Officer Travis Welsh said three reports have been called into 9-1-1.

“Three individuals have reported being either assaulted with a dart, or having a dart sticking out of a vehicle tire,” Welsh said. “We had two reports on Sunday the 10th and a third report on Monday the 11th, with the indication that the incident had occurred over the weekend.”

Welsh said the one report in which a victim was injured occurred on Sunday.

“We had one adult female who was riding her bicycle northbound on Walnut near the intersection of South 5th Street,” Welsh said. “She was impaled by a blow dart, and luckily it didn’t leave much of a wound, and she didn’t require medical attention. The only thing she could see at the time she was attacked was a silver SUV that went by her on the street, and that’s the only description we have right now of a possible suspect.”

Welsh said the suspect could be charged with offenses ranging from criminal mischief to assault with a weapon, depending upon the seriousness of the attacks.

Welsh is asking anyone with information about these blow dart attacks to contact Missoula Police at 552-6300, or Missoula Crimestoppers at 721-44-44.

Public Information Officer Travis Welsh

Audio clip: Adobe Flash Player (version 9 or above) is required to play this audio clip. Download the latest version here. You also need to have JavaScript enabled in your browser.

 

More From KYSS FM

Best of the Web

Leave a Comment

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your points and personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account with your Facebook account, just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing profile and VIP program points. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://kyssfm.com using your Facebook account.

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

Register on KYSS FM quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!

Not a Member? Sign Up Here

Register on KYSS FM quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!