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Student Reports Assault in Off-Campus Neighborhood

The Williamsport Bureau of Police told Penn College Police today that a Pennsylvania College of Technology male student reported being punched and stabbed with a sharp instrument (without serious injury) in the city Wednesday night. Penn College Police Chief Chris Miller said the incident occurred off campus, near Campbell and Grace streets, and is being investigated by city police. The student declined medical treatment for cuts to his cheek and chest. The incident was reported intoday’s Williamsport Sun-Gazette. All students, faculty and staff should be alert to suspicious persons and potentially dangerous situations on and off campus. Immediately report all crimes or suspicious activity to Penn College Police, who will coordinate communications with the Williamsport Bureau of Police. Penn College Police continue to work with local law enforcement and city officials to improve safety in the community that surrounds campus.

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