Safety notice issued after Ohio State student threatened while walking on campus

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

COLUMBUS, Ohio – The Ohio State University issued a campus alert on Thursday after police said a student was threatened while walking on campus.

According to the alert, a female student was walking near West 12th venue when a man pulled up in a vehicle and said he needed help.

When the student walked up to him, he threatened to harm her unless she gave him money.

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She handed over some money and he drove away headed east on 12th Avenue toward North High Street.

The suspect did not show he had a weapon and no one was hurt.

The vehicle is described as a small, light-silver Ford SUV.

If anyone has any information, they are asked to call the Ohio State University Police Department at 614-292-2121.