BLACKSBURG, Va., Nov. 16, 2010 – The Virginia Tech Police Department is investigating an assault that occurred on Nov. 16, at 12:50 a.m.
The victim reported that, while waiting on the sidewalk in front of Burruss Hall, he was assaulted by a group of four to five unknown white males.
One of the suspects was described as a heavy set male wearing a white shirt and a bandana on his head. The second male was described as wearing a black hooded sweatshirt. The suspects exited a red SUV-type vehicle with tinted windows, possibly a Chevy Blazer, and pushed the victim to the ground.
The victim sustained minor injuries, including abrasions to his hands. He was transported to Lewis-Gale at Montgomery for medical treatment.
After the assault, the suspects fled the scene in a red SUV-type vehicle and headed toward West Campus Drive.
If you have any information regarding this incident, please contact Detective R.L. Taylor of the Virginia Tech Police Department at (540) 231-8121.
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