Jan 26, 2012
From staff reports
On Jan. 25, a male Ohio University student reported being the victim of an attempted aggravated robbery which occurred Jan. 18, at some time between 4 a.m. and 5 a.m.
The victim reported walking through the Seigfred Hall parking lot (#41) when he was confronted by the unknown male suspect. The male brandished a knife and told the victim to give him the victim's wallet. The victim refused, was able to evade the suspect, and avoided injury.
If you believe you may have information pertinent to this investigation, please contact:
Ohio University Police at (740) 593-1911
Anonymous tips may be made to Crime Solvers at (740) 594-3331
Personal Safety Reminders:
Avoid walking alone
Call Safe-T-Patrol for an escort (740) 593-4040 if you can't find a friend to walk with you
Stay on well-traveled pathways
Remain alert to what's going on around you
Report suspicious people to police by calling 911