Public Safety Notice - Columbus


Dear Ohio State Community Member:

You are receiving this notice because a crime has occurred that is considered to be of a concern and/or a continuing threat to the campus community.

The purpose of this message is to heighten your safety awareness by providing community members with information necessary to take appropriate precautions, enable you to take actions to help increase your safety, and to aid in the prevention of similar crimes.


Public Safety Notice For: 
Campus Area, Off Campus
Date: 
Sunday, August 16, 2009
Alert Code: 
2009-15
The following crime occurred off campus

On 8/16/09 at approximately 3:45 a.m. a male student reports that he was robbed at 17th and 4th. The victim indicated that 3 to 4 males assaulted him and took his wallet. The only descriptions are two white males. One of the males was tall and the other was wearing a red "tap Out" shirt. The victim sustained injuries and was taken to the hospital.


Anyone with information concerning this crime should contact either the University Police, 614-292-2121 or Columbus Police, 614-645-4545. You may also report information anonymously to the Central Ohio Crime Stoppers at 614-461-TIPS or the University Crime Stoppers Tips line at 614-247-TIPS.

For information about safety on Ohio State's campus visit the following links:

For information about crime off campus, review the Columbus Police website at https://www.columbus.gov/police. Helpful links are listed as: Crime Information, Crime Prevention, Offense Reports, and Media Releases.

This Public Safety Notice is issued in compliance with the "Timely Warning" provisions of the federal Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act of 1998. 34 CFR 668.46(e)