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A sexual assault reported in Busch House prompted a campus public safety notice Thursday evening. Credit: Sarah Szilagy | Campus Editor

A sexual assault in Busch House prompted a public safety notice Thursday evening. 

According to the notice, a female Ohio State student reported to University Police Thursday that she was sexually assaulted in the residence hall Tuesday around 9 p.m. Dan Hedman, spokesperson for the Department of Public Safety, confirmed the suspect is male. 

Hedman also confirmed University Police determined the incident was enough of a threat to issue a public notice. Other details pertaining to the incident and the suspect are limited.

Anyone with information is asked to contact University Police at 614-292-2121 or Columbus Police at 614-645-4545. Victims and survivors of sexual misconduct are encouraged to access resources or make a report to the Title IX Office at