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Ohio State works to keep roads safe for all travelers

Brutus helps direct traffic along Woodruff Avenue during the Share the Road event. Credit: Daniel Smyth | For The Lantern

Ohio State hosted a Share the Road event on Wednesday along West Woodruff Avenue to promote traffic safety for pedestrians, bicyclists and motorists. OSU officials and University Police were present to promote the educational initiative that asks for all travelers to be aware of their ...

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Campus Area Crime Map August 15 – 21

Google Crime Map, Photo Illustration by Mitch Hooper | Engagement Editor

  A robbery was reported to have occurred at the 500 block of West Fifth Avenue after a man was allegedly assaulted and robbed of his wallet containing $50 at 5:15 p.m. on Monday. A man reported he had been physically assaulted on Tuesday at ...

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Campus Area Crime Map August 8 – 14

Google Crime Map, Photo Illustration by Mitch Hooper | Engagement Editor

On Thursday at 9 p.m. a rape was reported and filed with the Columbus Division of Police. (Not pictured on the map) As per a Buckeye Alert, the Columbus Police responded to two armed robberies on Friday with a similar suspect description in both incidents. ...

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Campus Area Crime Map July 31 – August 7

Google Crime Map, Photo Illustration by Mitch Hooper | Engagement Editor

Charges of sexual imposition were filed on Thursday at 3:46 a.m. after a victim reported she had been sexually assaulted. (Not pictured on map) A nonaffiliated man reported a rape occurred by a known suspect to the Ohio State University Police Division on Saturday at ...

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Campus Area Crime Map July 25 – 31

Google Crime Map, Photo Illustration by Mitch Hooper | Engagement Editor

At 1:51 a.m. on Friday, after MIA Hookah had closed, surveillance cameras caught a suspect entering and stealing the tip jar containing $20 from the cashier stand while the other suspect waited in the vehicle behind the building. Charges of theft and complicity aid were ...

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Campus Area Crime Map July 18 – 24

Google Crime Map, Photo Illustration by Mitch Hooper | Engagement Editor

(Not listed on the map) A juvenile victim reported on Saturday at 5:50 p.m. she had been assaulted both physically and sexually near Summit Street, resulting in a charge of gross sexual imposition. After being approached by two suspects who demanded the three victims give ...

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Campus Area Crime Map July 10 – 17

Google Crime Map, Photo Illustration by Mitch Hooper | Engagement Editor

An armed robbery occurred near North Fourth Street and East 13th Avenue on Thursday at 2:15 a.m. where the three victims stated the suspect had stolen more than $650 worth of items including the victims’ wallets and an iPhone 6. After discovering the suspect lying ...

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Campus Area Crime Map July 3-10

Google Crime Map, Photo Illustration by Mitch Hooper | Engagement Editor

At 1:37 a.m. on July 3, an officer was dispatched to a party located near North Fourth Street and East 14th Avenue on a noise complaint. He located a victim who said he had been shot in the left hand, causing charges of a felony ...

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Campus Area Crime Map June 26 – July 3

Google Crime Map, Photo Illustration by Mitch Hooper | Engagement Editor

The Red Chili Asian Kitchen reported a robbery after suspects gained entry to the rooftop and kicked down the door on June 26 at approximately 5 a.m. The police report estimates that $1,000 in cash and $2,900 worth of electronics were stolen. Reports of trespassing ...

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