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Sexual assault reported Feb. 16, 2024

Friday, February 16, 2024

(UPDATE) 9 a.m. Feb. 23, 2024: The Stillwater Police Department arrested a non-university subject in connection with the case overnight. 


On Friday, Feb. 16, 2024, at 2:19 a.m., the Stillwater Police Department (SPD) responded to a report of an alleged off-campus sexual assault near OSU Theta Pond, located at 1000 W. University. The victim, whose identity is being protected, reported that a young white male assailant approached her from behind, grabbed her, and groped her. The victim, fought off the assailant, who was last seen fleeing south from the area.


Evidence has been collected from the scene, and efforts are underway to obtain security footage from nearby residents and businesses. The case remains active and under investigation.


Anyone with any information pertinent to the case is urged to contact the SPD tipline at (405) 533-TIPS (8477).


Take extra precautions. Be aware of your surroundings and walk in groups when possible. See tips at Remember you can request a member of the OSUPD walk with you using the “Safe Walk” feature in the Rave Guardian app. Need to download Rave Guardian? Go to


Additional information regarding the reported assault will be posted at when it is available. 

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