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Ohio University issues crime alert after student reported she was kidnapped, raped

Posted: 8:46 AM, Sep 04, 2018
Updated: 2018-09-04 12:46:34Z

Ohio University Police issued a warning to current students about a kidnapping and rape that happened over the weekend.

The incident happened on Saturday evening near Grosvenor Street, which is located off campus near Court Street.

The female told police she was walking with acquaintances near Grosvenor Street at around 10: 30 p.m. when they forced her into a vehicle.

She told police that she was driven to her residence hall where she was raped by a white male described as having a muscular build, dark hair and dark eyes, approximately 6 foot to 6 feet 5 inches tall.

This is second rape reported in the last two weeks.

The case remains under investigation. Anyone with information is asked to call police at 740-593-1911.