Three Robberies Near OSU Campus Prompt Safety Alert

COLUMBUS, Ohio (WTVN)--The Ohio State University issued a Neighborhood Safety Notice over the weekend, after three different robberies were reported in the immediate off-campus area in succession.

It started with a report to Columbus Police just before 11PM Friday about a robbery near the intersection of Indianola and 13th Avenues. The victim said he had been approached by a group of four men who demanded money. One of them displayed a gun.

Then just before Midnight, near the intersection of East Frambes Avenue and Tuller Street, a male and female were approached by a group of five men. One of the suspects displayed a gun, and demanded money and phones. The suspects fled northbound through the alley behind Tuller Street following that robbery.

A third crime occurred early Saturday morning just after 3AM. A man reported being pulled into a dark sedan along High Street near 13th Avenue. He said three male suspects took his phone before letting him go.

Anyone with info on any of the crimes is asked to call Columbus Police.

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