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Police are investigating an assault, reported today, that occurred October 8, 2015 at 1:35 am

Published October 8, 2015 at 11:36 AM

An incident has occurred on or near a University at Buffalo campus that may pose a continuing threat to the university community. This warning is provided so that you may take whatever action is deemed necessary for your safety.

Police are investigating an assault, reported today, that occurred October 8, 2015 at 1:35 am.

The victim and two friends were playing Frisbee in the Main-Bailey Parking lot on the South Campus, when the suspect approached and asked if he could join the game. After a few minutes the suspect punched the victim in the face and left. As he left the suspect picked up one of the students wallets off of the ground and looked through it. The suspect dropped the wallet and left the area. The victim’s glasses were damaged from the punch.

The suspect is described as a dark-skinned black male in his early 20's, thin build, dressed in black sweatpants and a black hooded sweatshirt with unknown writing on the front.

The investigation is ongoing and University Police are reviewing video recordings of the area.

To protect yourself, be alert to your surroundings and the people around you. When possible avoid walking alone.

Members of the community are urged to be vigilant at all times.  Report any unusual circumstances or suspicious persons and activities to the University Police (645-2222) as soon as possible.