Updated Tue, Sep 3, 2013 4:31 pm
A female Ohio University student reported to campus police Monday morning that she was the victim of a rape in Pickering Hall the night before. Police are still looking for the suspect.
OUPD released the information about the male, whom the female reported being white, about 6-feet tall, with a muscular build and "dirty blonde to dark brown" hair.
The police are asking the public to report any information they know about the male. If you have information, call 740-593-1911
Here's the full release from OUPD:
DATE/TIME OCCURRED: Monday, September 2, 2013 between approximately 1:00 a.m. and 2:00 a.m.
LOCATION: Pickering Hall
SUSPECT DESCRIPTION: White male, approximately 6’0”, “big” with a muscular build, dirty blonde to dark brown hair
NARRATIVE: On September 2, 2013 at approximately 10:10 a.m., a female Ohio University student reported being the victim of a rape. The female said that she met an unknown male, described above, at Courtside Pizza the previous night. The female said that she invited the male back to her room in Pickering Hall. Once in her room, the unknown male raped the victim. The victim advised that she was eventually able to get away from the male and subsequently sought medical treatment.
This case is under investigation by the Ohio University Police Department.
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 - Remain alert to what’s going on around you - Report suspicious people to police by calling 911