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
Saturday, October 15, 2011
Alert Code: 
The following crime occurred off campus

Male student reports being robbed on High St. between Woodruff and W.12th Avenue between midnight and 1 a.m. Victim stated he was tackled from behind, struck several times and the suspects took property from his pockets. Suspects described as 3 african-american males, 2 wearing black t-shirts, one wearing a red OSU "hoodie", all had blue jeans. Victim could not determine if the robbery took place on the east or west side of High St. and was not able to determine the exact location.

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 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)