Four Robberies Near OSU Campus Prompt Neighborhood Safety Notice


COLUMBUS, Ohio (WTVN)--The Ohio State University issued a Neighborhood Safety Notice, following a series of robberies near the campus over the weekend.

Police are now investigating four different incidents, all of which occurred early Sunday, between Midnight and 3:30AM.

One occurred at East 11th Avenue and Chittenden, another on East Patterson Avenue, one at East Lane Avenue and Indiana Avenue, and one at Indianola and East Lane Avenue.

In each case, the victims were approached by two unknown male suspect, wearing dark face masks. The suspects each showed a handgun, and demanded the victim's property before fleeing the scene.

No injuries were reported, and none of the victims were OSU students.

Police have increased patrols in the residential areas near the campus.


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