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Student attacked in dorm by drunk stranger

Campus Police responded to a report of assault on Saturday, Feb. 23 at 1:05 a.m. in Phelps Hall. According to police, the victim was in his dorm when someone knocked loudly on his door. He opened the door, and the suspect yelled, “You’re the fucking guys that were talking shit through the window!” He then preceded to swing both his fists in the victim’s face. The victim said the suspect appeared to be intoxicated and missed striking his face.

Attempting to close the door, the suspect grabbed the victim’s left shoulder. The victim then kicked the suspect’s legs and closed the door shut. When closing the door, the victim struck his head on the metal door frame, causing minor bleeding.

Desk attendants said they did not see anyone matching the description of the suspect, who was said to be a white male about 5’11” and 235 lbs.

Neither the victim nor the witness could identify the suspect and did not know if he was a student at the College. The witness said he appeared intoxicated and had a large tear on the inseam of his jeans.

Lions’ EMS arrived and evaluated the student. He refused to go to the hospital. There is no further information on the case.

A blue Vera Bradley satchel was reported missing on Sunday, Feb. 17. A student evacuated her room for a fire drill in Wolfe Hall at 6 p.m. and returned to her room around 10 p.m. Police said she then noticed her satchel containing her passport, black wallet, student ID, EOS pink lip balm, Visa debit card, non-driver’s license and $45 were missing. The missing property was valued at $154. There are no suspects in the case.

A possible break-in was reported on Monday, Feb. 18 at 8:15 a.m. The area secretary of the Allen Hall Area Office Room 110 arrived at the office and saw the 5×7” glass panel of the office door shattered, with glass spreading across the surrounding area. According to reports, the door was locked and nothing was missing from the office. There are no suspects.

Two students left their laptops unattended on the second floor of the Library on Tuesday, Feb. 19 at 6 p.m. to go to Eickhoff.  According to reports, when they returned an hour later, the Apple MacBook Pro and Dell 17” Inspiron were missing. They reported the theft to Campus Police and searched the area with negative results. Police watched the camera footage at the Library, but noticed no suspicious activity. The stolen property was valued at $2,420.

A black Nike windbreaker containing a white iPhone 4S with a black Otter Box case was taken from the Brower Student Center. The student told police he left the jacket on a chair by the pool table around 9:30 p.m. and when he went to retrieve it at 11 p.m., it was gone. He searched the area and contacted Verizon to have his service disconnected.  The property was valued at $365.

A student left his black Rayban sunglasses on a coffee table on the first floor lounge of Townhouses South Unit 6 on Saturday, Feb. 23 at 3 a.m. When he returned to retrieve them at noon, they were not there. He searched the area with negative results. The glasses were valued at $100.


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