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
Monday, September 14, 2009
Alert Code: 
The following crime occurred in the campus area

On 09-14-09 a non affiliated female reported that she was assaulted and robbed in the area of West 17th Ave at/near College Rd. The incident took place on 09-12-09 at about 11:45 p.m. shortly after the conclusion of the OSU-USC football game. The victim stated that she was attacked by two unknown male whites of college age, 20-25 years old. She noted that the attack came from behind her and she was taken to the ground and beaten by one individual. The second individual went through her purse removing cash and sunglasses. Both fled the area in an unknown direction.

Report # 09-4497

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.

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For information about crime off campus, review the Columbus Police website at 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)