Ohio State investigating 12 reports of possible drugging off campus

File - Ohio State University Police (WBNS-10TV)

The Ohio State University is investigating 12 reports of criminal drugging at off-campus areas, the university said Friday.

The university said those reports have shared with local law enforcement.

The university's Department of Public Safety says they have been made aware of accounts related to possible occurrences of drugging at off-campus parties and bars.

Ohio State posted a notice on Feb. 14 that it had become aware of these reported incidents and sent out precautions to students:

  • Party responsibly
  • Do not ingest unsealed beverages
  • Do not set drinks down or leave them unattended
  • Report suspicious activity to police

Anyone with information related to these incidents is asked to report them immediately by calling OSUPD at 614-292-2121 or Columbus Police at 614-645-4545.