Public Safety Update: Assault on Non-Affiliate Reported Near Ostrom and Euclid Avenues

On Sunday, Oct. 31, at approximately 2:52 a.m., an individual, with no affiliation to the University, was reportedly assaulted by a group of young teenagers, also not affiliated with the University. The incident occurred in the area of Ostrom and Euclid Avenues. The victim reported that, during the assault, one of the suspects displayed what appeared to be a small black handgun. The suspects fled the area on foot and were last seen heading eastbound on Euclid Avenue. No injuries were reported.

Other than the suspects being described as young male teenagers, there is no further identifiable information at this time.

The Syracuse Police Department and the Department of Public Safety are actively reviewing security camera footage. The investigation is active and ongoing.

If you were in the vicinity at the time and witnessed the incident, please contact the Syracuse Police Department at 315.442.5222 or the Syracuse University Department of Public Safety at 315.443.2224. If you would like to anonymously report NON-EMERGENCY information for DPS, you can use the Silent Witness tool or via the Rave Guardian app.

If you or someone you know has been affected by an incident on or near campus, please know that there are resources available to you. In addition, for your safety, please review these suggested safety strategies.

This public safety information is issued for your safety in compliance with the Jeanne Clery Act.