OU ALERT: Sexual Assault Reported on Main Campus

Posted: 5:21 p.m.

On Wednesday, September 27, the Oakland University Police Department received a report of a sexual assault said to have taken place on main campus at approximately 12:30 a.m. on Sunday, September 24.

A campus security authority reported that an OU student near the Elliott Tower was approached by an unidentified male. The suspect then pulled down his pants and pulled the student on top of him. The student subsequently left the area in an attempt to get to the residence halls.

The suspect reportedly followed the student and continued to touch the student inappropriately. The suspect was not known to the student and was unable to gain access to the residence halls.

The suspect is described as a white male standing 5 feet, 6 inches tall with a slim build, brown hair and blue eyes. He was reported to be wearing a white shirt and shorts. An arrest has not been made in the case.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is advised to contact the Oakland University Police Department at (248) 370-3331.

It can be assumed that conditions continue to exist that may pose a threat to members and guests of the community. The Oakland University Police Department reminds campus community members to:

  • Report all suspicious activity to police
  • Utilize the “Safe Walk Program” for safely traveling across campus
  • Visit oupolice.com for more safety tips
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