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On campus robberies, open container violations

Armed Robbery

Columbus Police responded to a robbery at gun point that took place Oct. 30 at 9:50 p.m. at the intersection of W. 10th Avenue and Worthington Street. The victim said the first suspect grabbed him by the arm and placed a gun to his head, according to the Columbus Police Department report.

The suspect told the victim to give up all of his stuff, the second and third suspect went through the victim’s pockets and took his wallet and cell phone, the police report said. The first suspect told the victim not to call the police and to remember he knew where the victim lives, according to the report.

The victim said all of the suspects were dressed in all black and left the scene on foot heading south on Worthington Street.

The victim said the gun was a small black semi-automatic firearm.

Open Containers

There were 12 reports of open container violations on Saturday, Oct. 29, according to an Ohio State police report. All of the violations took place at various parking lots on campus, the police report said.

The Ohio Revised Code 4301.62 regulates where open containers of beer or intoxicating liquor are prohibited, according to the Ohio Department of Commerce’s website. Open containers are prohibited in any public place in Ohio.

Bicycle Thefts

There were nine bicycle thefts reported in the last week on campus, according to OSU police reports. Thefts took place at sites including Hagerty Hall, Siebert Hall and Central Classroom Building, among others, the reports said. All cases were closed.

Drug Paraphernalia

There were two reports of drug paraphernalia on campus this week, occurring on Oct. 30 and Oct. 31, according to OSU police reports. The reports cited both Morrill Tower and University Hospitals East as the location for the crimes. Both cases were closed.

Sexual Battery

A female student reported sexual battery at Mack Hall on Oct. 29, according to an OSU police report. An investigation is pending.

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