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UArizona Police investigate student union stabbing

Police search for 2 suspects
Posted at 9:09 AM, Aug 29, 2020
and last updated 2020-08-29 14:21:22-04

TUCSON, Ariz. — The University of Arizona Police Department is investigating an aggravated assault that happened at the Student Union Memorial Center Saturday morning.

Police say UAPD officers responded to a call around 8:10 a.m. from an employee of the student union, who reported they were attacked inside the building.

Upon arrival, officers found the employee injured, but was alert and conscious, according to UAPD. The victim reported that while walking through the building, two suspects were found inside a locked room, where the suspects attacked the victim with an edged weapon. The suspects then fled on foot.

The victim was taken to Banner University Medical Center with non-life-threatening injuries.

Police say there are two suspects who have not been located, who are described as college-aged white men; one with blond hair wearing a red shirt with basketball shorts, the second man with facial hair wearing a gray tank top/muscle-style shirt and jogger-style pants.

The scene has been cleared. UAPD Detectives are continuing the investigation.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call UAPD at 520-621-8273. If you wish to remain anonymous, you can call the UAPD tip line at 621-TIPS (8477) or 88-CRIME.

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