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.

This notice does not mean there has been an increase in crime or that any specific crime pattern exists.


Public Safety Notice For: 
Campus Area, Off Campus, Medical Center, Academic Area, Residence Halls
Date: 
Monday, November 21, 2011
Alert Code: 
2011-19
The following crime occurred off campus

Although several Timely Warnings have been issued for a series of robberies in the campus community this notice is being issued based on different suspect information. On 11/20/11 at 12:57 a.m. a male and female (both non-students) reported to Columbus Police that they were robbed at gunpoint at the rear of 1944 Iuka Ave. by two individuals. Suspect #1 Male/White, 20-25 years old, 5'9 170 lbs. full beard and mustache. Suspect #2 Male/White, 20- 25 years old, 5'9 170 lbs. One suspect was described as wearing reading glasses; one suspect had a black handgun thought to be a 9MM pistol. Both were wearing 'dark hoodies.' Columbus Police are actively investigating this case. Reference CPD Case # 110983413


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)