What is this notice? Campus Crime Alerts are released by the University of Oregon Police Department when certain crimes are reported on or near campus property, and in compliance with federal law. These timely warnings provide information about campus safety situations, and allow campus community members to take precautions for personal safety. All crimes should be reported as soon as possible to local law enforcement.
FROM THE EUGENE POLICE DEPARTMENT AND UO POLICE DEPARTMENT:
A University of Oregon student has reported to Eugene Police that three men tried to force her into a vehicle on Garden Avenue near Millrace Drive, north of Franklin Boulevard near UO property, late Friday, August 8.
The student said that around 10:30 p.m. Friday, three unknown men tried to pull her into a red "older" two-door hatchback. She escaped to a public location and called Eugene Police. She described the men as "middle eastern," in their 20s, with medium builds. One was seen wearing a white and blue striped shirt. Their direction of travel after her escape was unknown, and no further suspect description was available.
This incident is unresolved and investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information about this or similar incidents should call Eugene Police at 541-682-5111. Updates regarding this incident, when and if available, will be posted on the UOPD website at police.uoregon.edu.
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