OSU issues campus alert after second assault

Posted on: 8:34 am, September 18, 2013, by , updated on: 02:21pm, September 18, 2013

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STILLWATER, Okla.- A campus alert has been issued for students at Oklahoma State University in Stillwater after a second student was attacked near campus.

School officials issued the warning Tuesday, following reports of a second assault on campus.

We’re told the incident happened around 4 a.m. on September 7 near the Morrison Apartments.

However, police only learned of the attack on Tuesday.

A similar attack, an attempted strong-armed robbery, was reported just two days earlier.

Click here for more information on the first attack.

Campus police believe it could be the same person behind both crimes.

The suspect is described as a black or multi-racial male, standing around 6′ tall and weighing 160 to 200 pounds.

Witnesses say he has a muscular build and was last seen wearing a dark-colored jacket, gloves, a ski mask and blue jeans.

Campus police are warning students to walk in pairs at night, stay in well-lit areas and make sure to report anything suspicious.