Ohio University police issue crime alert after sexual assault reported on campus

(WSYX/WTTE)

The Ohio University police has issued a crime alert after they received a tip about a sexual assault that occurred early Sunday morning.

Ohio University police said a group of people told police that a male friend of theirs was sexually assaulted by someone he met through the dating app Grindr around 2:30 a.m. They said the incident happened on East Union Street between Jeff Hill and Stewart Street.

The suspect is described as a 32-year-old white male, standing at six-foot-one inches, and weighs 145 pounds.

Police said the victim has not come forward, but they felt this information could affect the communities safety.

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