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Incident date
September 27, 2014, 12:08 AM

Incident type

Area of Halsey Science Center / 921 Elmwood Ave.

The UW Oshkosh Police Department is investigating an assault that occurred Saturday morning (Sept. 27, 2014) at approximately 12:08 am in front of Halsey Science Center by Elmwood Ave.

A 21 year old UW Oshkosh student was walking home off campus when he was approached by 2 unknown males that asked if he had any cigarettes.  The student indicated he did not and continued to walk.  The 2 suspect males continued to follow him.  The male walked past his residence and started to run to the Arts and Communication building on campus.  The male was struck in the face by both suspect males several times.  The suspects fled the scene.

University Police are still attempting to identify the 2 suspect males involved in this battery.  The description for the suspect males are:

#1 – White male, about 6 feet 1 inch tall, skinny build wearing a red Wisconsin Badger sweatshirt and has a pierced ear.
#2 – White male, about 6 feet tall, husky build wearing a grey sweatshirt

University Police are looking for witnesses or anyone who might have information about the incident.  Please call (920) 424-1212 with any information.