UMN staff member assaulted with a bottle on East Bank

The assault occurred around 11 p.m. Monday night.


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A view outside the Mayo Building

by Tiffany Bui

A UMN facilities management worker was assaulted on Monday night at the Mayo Building, according to a timely warning email sent by University of Minnesota police.

After the victim asked the suspect to leave Mayo Building, the suspect attacked him with a bottle at around 11 p.m. Monday. The victim was treated at the hospital and sustained no life threatening injuries.

The email advises anyone who sees the suspect to refrain from approaching him and to alert the police.

Anyone with additional information about the incident is asked to contact the University of Minnesota Police Department at 612-624-2677.

Update: A previous version of this story included a picture provided by the UMPD of a suspect. The UMPD is no longer seeking that individual. The suspect description has not changed.