Oregon State University

Update: Assault / Attempted Sexual Assault

composite sketchUPDATE: A composite sketch of the suspect was developed today (1/16/2013) with the assistance of the victim and is being released to the public.  If you see this person on campus, do not approach or contact him.  Call the Oregon State Police, University Patrol Office at 541-737-7000 or Corvallis Police Department at 9-1-1.  Anyone with information to assist the investigation is asked to call the Oregon State Police University Patrol Office at 541-737-3010 option 2.

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On January 15, 2013, at 10:10pm, the Oregon State Police and Corvallis Police Department responded to a report of an assault in the area of 30th Street and Campus Way.  The female victim was walking in the area when she was approached from behind by a lone assailant.  The assailant struck the female victim in the head, knocking her to the ground. The assailant attempted to remove articles of clothing, but the female victim was able to fight back striking the assailant in the nose and fled the area.  A law enforcement search of the area was unable to locate the assailant.

The lone assailant description is as follows:

RACE:  White

GENDER:  Male

AGE:  Early to mid-20’s

HAIR:  Short Dark

EYES:  Unknown

HEIGHT:  6’00”

WEIGHT:  Bulky

FACE:  Thin faced with round bone structure and bushy eyebrows

CLOTHING:   Black Hoodie Sweatshirt w/orange “OSU” with white outline on the front

                   Dark Blue Jeans / Dark Colored Tennis Shoes

UNIQUE FEATURE:  Possibly has a broken nose or black eye

If you see this person on campus, do not approach or contact him.  Call the Oregon State Police, University Patrol Office at 541-737-7000 or Corvallis Police Department at 9-1-1.  Anyone with information to assist the investigation is asked to call the Oregon State Police University Patrol Office at 541-737-3010 option 2.

The Oregon State Police and OSU Department of Public Safety would like to remind everyone to be aware of their surroundings when walking or running at night.  Walk/Run with other people and utilize lighted pathways.