An alleged sexual assault that occurred in the campus area early Sunday morning has prompted University Police to issue a public safety notice for members of the Ohio State community.
According to the safety notice, a female student was pulled into a “dark area” outside, near the North Campus Residential District and constriction site by Lane Ave. She was sexually assaulted by an unknown male suspect between 12:30 and 1:30 a.m. Sunday, the notice stated.
The suspect, who is described in the notice as a college-aged white male with blond hair, reportedly left the area in an “unknown direction of travel.”
Anyone with information regarding this crime is asked to contact University Police at 292-2121 or Columbus Police at 645-4545. Information can also be reported anonymously to the Central Ohio Crime Stoppers at 461-TIPS or the University Crime Stoppers Tips line at 247-TIPS.