Purdue Police investigating a reported attempted assault

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Incident date

September 17, 2017, 12:30 a.m.

Incident type

Attempted Assault

Location/address

500 N. Martin Jischke Dr., West Lafayette, Ind.

Suspect description

The suspect is described as a tall, white college-aged male with a goatee and wearing a black hoodie and red shorts.

Incident information

The Purdue University Police Department is investigating a reported case of attempted assault, at 500 N. Martin Jischke Dr., and the current investigation is ongoing. The report was made on 9-17-17, 12:30 a.m. An arrest has not been made. If you have any information regarding this investigation, please contact the police department at 765-494-8221 or report this anonymously at 1-866-818-2620.

Prevention information

Trust your instincts.  If you feel unsafe, get to a save place and call for help.  If you feel uneasy about a situation, trust your instincts and attempt to interrupt the chain of events. Consider using the SAFE walk program for a walking escort. Be mindful of the locations of the blue light emergency telephones (ETS) and use them if you feel threatened.  Use the buddy system and watch out for each other.

 

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