UC Aware: Jan. 18, 2023

On Jan. 18, 2023, UC Public Safety sent the below UC Aware message:

Jan. 18, 2023

Dear UC Community,

Please be aware that Cincinnati Police are investigating several off-campus incidents involving the same suspect. In two incidents, the suspect threatened the students with a weapon and then fled, and in two seperate incidents the subject displayed a weapon and robbed the students. The suspect was driving a 2007 blue Mitsubishi Outlander. The incidents occurred between 7:30 and 8 p.m. last night and around 7 p.m. tonight. The incidents have occurred in the following areas:

  • 2300 block of Stratford Avenue
  • 2400 block of Fairview Avenue

  • 2300 block of Victor Street

  • 2300 block of Chickasaw Street

The victims in each incident were not harmed. It is important to be aware of your surroundings, especially at night, and follow the below safety tips.

In a non-emergency situation you can reach UCPD at 513-556-1111 or Cincinnati Police at 513-765-1212. For more information about UC’s safety resources visit the Public Safety website.


Eliot K. Isaac

Director of Public Safety and Chief of Police

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