The State College Police Department is investigating an assault which occurred on West College Avenue somewhere between South Atherton Street and South Patterson Street on April 23, 2017 at about 2:30 A.M. The victim, a 21 year old white male, was found lying in the grass on the 500 block of West College Avenue with injuries to his face and head. A witness heard a commotion behind him and when he turned around he saw a group of males fleeing from the area of the victim. The victim was treated for his injuries at UPMC Altoona and subsequently released.
We are urging anyone who may be able to identify any males from the group or have information regarding this incident to contact the State College Police Department at (814) 234-7150, by e-mail or submit an anonymous tip through our website.
Lt. B. Smail #3278