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UVA Police Investigating Aggravated Assault

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University of Virginia police are investigating an aggravated assault.  It happened Thursday night around 9:20 near Thornton Hall.

The victim tells police he was punched by a man who fled south on Engineers Way toward the stadium.  The victim had to be taken to the hospital.

If you have any information, call Crime Stoppers at 434-977-4000.


University of Virginia Police Department
Press Release

The University of Virginia Police Department is investigating an aggravated assault incident that occurred on Nov. 15 at 9:20 p.m. near Thornton Hall. The victim, a Charlottesville resident, was walking north on Engineers Way next to Thornton Hall when he was approached from behind by the suspect, who punched him. The suspect then fled south on Engineers Way on foot toward the stadium. The victim was transported to the University of Virginia Health System where he was being treated for injuries.

The suspect is described as a white male, with curly brown hair. He is approximately 6 feet tall and weighs between 200 and 220 lbs. At the time of the incident, he was wearing a dark hoodie and jeans.

Anyone having information about this incident should call the University Police at 924-7166 or Crime Stoppers at 434-977-4000. You may also provide information through the Silent Watch Program at http://www.virginia.edu/uvapolice/report_crime.html or by email to police@virginia.edu.

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