Neighborhood Safety Notice

Neighborhood Safety Notice:

We are sharing this news on behalf of the Columbus Division of Police for a crime that occurred in the off-campus area:

The Columbus Division of Police is investigating a robbery that took place on 3/13/17 at 1:45 a.m. in the off-campus area. Reports indicate that early Monday morning a male Ohio State student was followed out of an establishment and attacked by three males in the area of 13th Avenue and Pearl Street. One suspect reportedly pushed the student to the ground where he was punched and kicked by all three suspects. The suspects stole his phone and cash before fleeing.

All three suspects are described as males between the ages of 18 and 25. Anyone with information is encouraged to call Columbus Police at 614-645-4545.

Becoming the victim of any crime is no one's fault. We remind you to increase your overall safety by being cautious and looking out for one another; being aware of your surroundings and looking assertive; walking with a trusted friend or co-worker, when possible; if a situation makes you feel uncomfortable or unsafe, choose an alternative. Please utilize transportation services, when possible, and take advantage of our additional safety resources, such as the Student Safety Service Safe Ride program:

If you see something suspicious, call University Police at 614-292-2121 or (off-campus) Columbus Police at 614-645-4545. Always dial 9-1-1 in an emergency.