Emory Student Reports Rape in Wooded Area Near Emory VillageDecatur Metro | February 12, 2014
Emory sent out this wide alert late Tuesday night…
A female Emory student reported to Emory Police that she was raped at about 11:15 PM on Tuesday, February 11, 2014 in the wooded area between Dowman Drive and Oxford Road near the Emory Village traffic circle.
The perpetrator is described as a white male, mid-to-late 50’s, about 5 feet 10 inches tall, with a reddish or brown beard, wearing a brown or green beanie cap, a tan or brown jacket, dark blue jeans, and brown boots. He was last seen running from campus toward the Emory Village.
Anyone with information regarding this incident is encouraged to contact the Emory Police Department at 404-727-6111.
Emory wants to provide a safe community. If you ever feel that the safety of your environment is somehow compromised, please report it immediately by dialing one of the emergency contact numbers listed below.
General Safety Tips:
- · Use the safety escort service
- · After dark, walk with a partner or in a group whenever possible
- · Avoid poorly lit areas
- · Know where you are and be aware of your surroundings
- · Report suspicious activity immediately to the police
- · Lock your doors
Safety Escort Service
Emory University—SafeRide Program 404-727-7555
Emergency Contact Information
Emory University Police Department 404-727-6111 DeKalb County Police Department 9-1-1
Resource Contact Information
Lauren Bernstein, Assistant Director for the Respect Program, Office of Health Promotion 404-727-1514 DeKalb Rape Crisis Center 404-377-1428 Faculty Staff Assistance Program 404-727-4328 Student Health and Counseling Services 404-727-7551 Emory Help Line (confidential, student staffed) 404-727-HELP