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An OUPD vehicle parked outside of Scott Quad. (FILE)

Male suspect wanted in kidnapping and rape

The Ohio University Police Department reported Monday a kidnapping and rape that occurred over the weekend.

At about 10:30 p.m. Saturday, a woman said she was walking with acquaintances near Grosvenor Street when they forced her into a vehicle.

The woman was driven to Wray House, where she was raped by the male suspect in her room, according to the report. The suspect is a white man between 6 feet and 6 feet, 5 inches tall with a muscular build and dark hair and eyes. 

The case is under investigation by OUPD. 

Anyone with information pertinent to this investigation is asked to contact OUPD at 740-593-1911. Anonymous tips can be made to Crime Solvers Anonymous at 740-594-3331. 

If you or someone you know is a survivor of sexual assault, resources are available for help. For a list of confidential and non-confidential campus or community resources, visit


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