Man claims to be abducted on Wright State campus


FAIBORN, Ohio (WDTN) — A man says he was abducted from Wright State’s campus on Monday afternoon.

Wright State officials say a man not affiliated with the university claims he was walking near the back of the campus near University Boulevard and Rockafield around 4 p.m. on Monday.

According to the man, two people pulled up in a white van and abducted him at gunpoint. He told university officials the suspects drove around for nearly 20 minutes before dropping him off in Fairborn.

The man said he was not hurt or robbed. He said he did not know the suspects.

He described the suspects as being white males. The man said one suspect had salt and pepper hair, was wearing a baseball cap and a black long-sleeved shirt. He said the other suspect was also wearing a baseball cap and a gray long-sleeved shirt.

Anyone with information about the incident is asked to contact the Wright State University Police Department at 937-775-2111. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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