Oregon State University

Suspicious Person

The Oregon State Police have recently received multiple reports of unwanted physical contact. In all incidents the female victim was approached by a male suspect who asked for directions to a Corvallis location. In the first incident the suspect followed the victim for a short distance before fleeing the area. In the second incident the suspect was able to grab the victim, who was able to break free and run to a safe location. The first two incidents occurred between midnight and 3 AM. The most recent incident occurred around 9:45 PM on Wednesday, April 18th. The description of the suspect in all incidents is similar.

  • 5'10" - 6'00" tall
  • Dark Skin
  • No Facial Hair
  • Spoke English with an accent, but it may be a second language
  • Wearing a red or maroon hoodie, blue jeans and white tennis shores
  • Suspect may be walking or riding a bicycle.

You should travel in pairs if you are walking in the evening or at night. OSU and law enforcement are asking for information pertinent to the ongoing investigation. Anyone with additional information should contact Sr. Trooper Chris Graves of the Oregon State Police University Area Command at 541-737-3010. If you see this person, DO NOT APPROACH HIM. Contact the Department of Public Safety immediately at: EMERGENCY NUMBER (541) 737-7000