OU ALERT: Report of sexual assault on campus

Safety Alert

Posted: 5:25 p.m.

On Monday, October 12, 2015, the Oakland University Police Department received a report of a sexual assault said to have taken place on main campus between 1 a.m. and 2 a.m. on Thursday, October 8.

According to the report, the incident took place in West Vandenberg Hall. The suspect is described as a Hispanic male with dark brown hair, approximately 20 years old, standing 6 feet tall and weighing between 160 and 180 pounds.

The complainant met the suspect on a social media website. An arrest has not been made in the incident.

Anyone with information about this event is encouraged to notify the OUPD at (248) 370-3331. Also, anonymous tips can be left at oupolice.com/tip.

It can be assumed that conditions continue to exist that may pose a threat to members and guests of the campus community. Heightened awareness of surroundings is recommended, and community members should be aware that being on campus unaccompanied could place them in danger.

At all times, the OU Police would also like to remind the community to:

  • Report all suspicious activity to the OU Police.
  • Utilize the “Visual Escort” program for walking escorts.
  • Always meet unfamiliar people in public areas.
  • Visit www.oupolice.com for more safety tips.
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