Suspect Caught in OU Robbery

POSTED BY: Emily Baird
Wednesday, October 7, 2009 - 08:46 PM

A 20-year-old man is facing an aggravated robbery charge in connection with a female OU student who had her purse stolen last Saturday.

Nicholas Dowler was arraigned Monday and entered a plea of no plea.

He is being held in the Southeastern Ohio Regional Jail on a 50 thousand dollar bond.

Dowler allegedly approached a female OU student in the McCracken Hall parking lot, threatened the woman with a box cutter, and took her purse.

His preliminary hearing is set for October 15th at 2 p.m.

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