Ohio State Police on high alert after knife-wielding man tried to abduct women near campus

COLUMBUS, OH (WOIO) - OSU Police and Columbus Police responded to two separate reports of a man with a knife. In both incidents, the man attempted to abduct a single female.

The first incident occurred a little after 3pm on Wednesday, August 3rd in the area of Medical Center Drive and Cannon Drive.

The second incident took place shortly after in the area of Cannon Drive and King Ave.

The suspect is described as a white male in his 30's - 40's, balding, wearing a yellow button up shirt with light colored shorts/pants.

Anyone who has any information regarding this event should call OSU Police at 614-292-2121.

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