CWRU Alert 2/16/21

Safety Advisory

This incident occurred off campus and did not involve anyone affiliated with Case Western Reserve, but because of the proximity to the university, campus police would like the campus community to be aware.

Crime: Attempted Kidnapping

Location of incident: RTA Little Italy–University Circle Rapid Station

Date of Incident: Feb. 16, 2021

Time of Incident: 8:50 a.m.

Incident Description: A female victim reported that as she disembarked from the RTA train, a male suspect attempted to grab her before he fled the scene in an unknown direction.

Suspect(s) Description: The suspect is described as a heavyset black male, approximately 6 feet tall, wearing black boots, two sweatshirts and a face covering.

Additional information: Any information on this crime should be reported to RTA police at 216.566.5163.

Initiated: Feb. 16, 2021

Information provided by: Greater Cleveland Rapid Transit Authority Police

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