Sep 16, 2011
From staff reports
On Sept. 15, 2011, a female student reported to Ohio University police that she was raped by an unknown male between 2:50 – 3:30 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 10.
The victim reported to police that she became lost, possibly in the vicinity of State Route 682, while walking home from a party. She sought assistance from a passing motorist, who was driving the vehicle described below. He drove the victim to a lit parking lot, where he raped her.
After the assault, the suspect drove the victim to Court Street and dropped her off near the College Gate. The victim walked to a nearby friend’s residence and subsequently sought medical treatment. The incident is under investigation.
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 at (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
White male, mid 20s, average build
Short brown hair and no facial hair
Unknown clothing description
Driving an older (possibly 90s) model light colored 4 door sedan