Police continue to investigate an early Thursday morning report of a possibly suicidal person who may have been armed with a weapon near campus.
According to the report, the individual was seen at approximately 2 a.m. in the area of Boulevard Apartments across from the Oakland University campus on Walton Blvd. As of 9:20 a.m. on Thursday, police report that the person has not been seen since.
The subject is described as a white male in his 20s with shoulder length hair and wearing a blue, long-sleeve, button-down shirt. Anyone who has seen or has information about this individual should dial 911 immediately.
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;
- Travel in groups and avoid going out alone at night;
- Stay alert to your surroundings and the people around you. Avoid wearing headphones, talking or texting on your cell phone, or anything which can distract you;
- Travel in well lighted, busy pathways and streets;
- Carry your cell phone with you and be prepared to call 911 in case of emergency or crime of violence;
- If you witness a crime of violence, make note of the suspect’s description and direction of travel;
- Program the number for The OU (248-370-3331) into your cell phone;
- Know where the blue emergency phones are around campus. A map of campus emergency phones can be found at oupolice.com;
- Report all suspicious people and circumstances to the Oakland University Police Department at (248) 370-3331;
- Visit oupolice.com for more safety tips.