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UB police investigating assault

Published October 18, 2014 at 9:41 AM

University Police are investigating an assault that occurred at the Ellicott Complex bus stop on the North Campus at approximately 3:18 a.m. today.  An individual approached the victim, a student, and punched him in the face causing injuries.

The suspect was described as a dark-skinned black male, approximately 6'8" tall, with a beard, and was wearing a black shirt with gold lettering on the front, Timberland boots, blue jeans, and a dark sweatshirt.

Any witnesses to the incident are urged to call the University Police at 716-645-2227.

Members of the university community are urged to remember to stay alert to their surroundings, to always travel with other people and to report any unusual circumstances or suspicious persons and activities to the University Police as soon as possible.

Tips on any campus crime can be reported at 716-645-2227 or anonymously at