DPS seeks more information about Sunday morning assault
A male University graduate student was assaulted and robbed in the early morning hours of July 11, and the Department of Public Safety is asking students for help in finding the suspects.
According to a crime alert issued by DPS, the student was riding his bicycle in front of Gerlinger Hall when a male suspect pushed him off of his bicycle and demanded the victim’s money. A second suspect pushed him to the ground when he tried to get up.
The victim relinquished the money and saw his attackers walk to the Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art.
The first two suspects were seen meeting up with two more unidentified males, then walking down Kincaid Street toward 13th Avenue and driving away in a silver sedan.
All suspects are described as being 17- to 20-year-old white males.
The two primary suspects are being described as 5’7″-6’0″. One suspect is described as having a very thin build, very short blond hair, wearing a white sleeveless T-shirt and grey jean shorts. The second suspect in the assault is also described as having a very thin build and wearing an unzipped grey hooded sweatshirt with a white T-shirt.
The public is asked to contact DPS Detective Sgt. Chris Enquist at (541) 346-2974 with any pertinent information.
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