Indiana State students are being urged to be careful after two incidents in the past week.
One incident involved a student being offered and accepting a ride from a stranger which turned into an attempted abduction.
The student was given the ride starting at 8th and Elm and ended when the student bailed out of the vehicle a few blocks later at 25th and Locust after a struggle.
The would be abductor is described as a white male with brown hair and a beard and was driving a light-colored, older model, two-door convertible
Another incident at 6 1/2 and Elm Streets where another student was offered a ride from a stranger and was jumped from behind by another person.
The male suspect in this case is described as a dark-complected black male that was approximately 6-feet tall, 175 – 180 pounds, with short hair, and some hair on his chin.
Police are increasing patrols in a search for these individuals