Buffalo Police Investigating Early-Morning Off-Campus Assault

Published September 16, 2012 at 3:33 PM

Buffalo City Police are investigating an off campus assault that occurred on Sept. 16 at 1:55 a.m. on Winspear Avenue between Winridge Road and West Northrup in the City of Buffalo.

The victims, both UB students, report that they were walking back to their residence on Winspear Avenue when one of them bumped into an unknown male on the sidewalk. The unknown male was with approximately 20 other people who then attacked both victims. They were treated by paramedics at the scene and transported to the Erie County Medical Center.

Anyone with information on this crime should contact the Buffalo Police Department “E” District at 851-4416.

Members of the university community are reminded to stay alert to their surroundings and always travel with other people. When possible, use the SBI Safety Services walk stations, safety shuttle or other UB transportation services. Call 829-2584 for information from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday or go to their web site at healtheducation.buffalo.edu.