Ohio State Police Issue Warning About Armed Robberies
The Ohio State University Police Division issued a public safety notice on Sunday after reports of a number of armed robberies.
According to police, a female student reported being robbed by a man with a gun at about 2:19 a.m. near Hitchcock Hall, located at 2070 Neil Ave.
Only a vague description of the man was given.
Columbus police received a report of a similar armed robbery attempt in the University District off of the Ohio State University campus, near East 16th Avenue and North High Street.
During the past week, the Columbus Division of Police also received a report of an armed robbery near East 16th and Waldeck avenues on Thursday at about 12:30 a.m.
Anyone with information about the robberies is asked to contact university police at 614-292-2121 or the Columbus Division of Police at 614-645-4545.
Anonymous tips also can be reported to Central Ohio Crime Stoppers at 614-461-TIPS or the University Area Crime Stoppers at 614-247-TIPS.
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