Law enforcement is investigating three reports of sexual assault on or near Ohio University since students returned to campus in late August. Ohio University and Athens Police shared a message to parents today that read, in part, "the two most recent cases involve a similarly described suspect, and all three cases were reported to have started in the general vicinity of Mill Street."Ohio University police say a third party reported the first sexual assault alleged to have occurred on Saturday, August 25 at around midnight. The tipster told police a woman said she was walking home from Mill Street when a man grabbed her, dragged her inside Crawford Hall, and sexually assaulted her. Police said one week later, at about 1 a.m. Sunday, September 3, a...
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Ohio University police investigating string of sexual assaults