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Crime alert issued for sexual imposition on Sunday

Man assaults female student near Seigfred Hall


The Ohio University Police Department issued a crime alert over the weekend after a man allegedly sexually assaulted a female student on Sunday morning on the Athens campus.

The victim told police that at approximately 2 a.m. a white male in his early to mid-20s pushed her down and grabbed her buttocks near the lower Seigfred parking lot. She said the man chased her to a house on Coss Street before fleeing the area.

The crime report stated that a similar incident happened to another woman about 20 minutes later in an East Side neighborhood near campus.

Anyone with additional information about this incident should call the Ohio University Police Department at 740-593-1911, the Athens City Police Department at 740-592-3313 or Crime Solvers Anonymous at 740-594-3331.

To read the OUPD crime alert, click here