Campus Safety Notice: Battery Report

This campus safety notice addresses a report of battery.


On Thursday, Oct. 11 at 2:16 p.m. an individual reported a battery to the Western Illinois University Office of Public Safety. The student reported an unknown male subject had grabbed her as she was passing by the individual in an Olson Hall stairwell between 11-11:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 10. She was able to evade the individual's grasp and leave the area. No injuries were reported. The Office of Public Safety is investigating the incident.

Western Illinois University promotes a culture of community accountability. If you or someone else is in immediate danger or if you believe a crime has been committed, call 9-1-1 immediately, or call OPS at any time at (309) 298-1949.