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Date Occurred: 09/11/2022


Date Occurred: 9/11/2022

On 9/11/2022 at approximately 2:30am the University of Massachusetts Police Department received a report of a group of males fighting in the Southwest Residential Area, specifically in the area of Hampden Commons/Southwest Circle.  Responding officers discovered that a male had been assaulted with a bottle and his backpack and other belongings stolen.  Involved individuals fled the scene and have yet to be identified.  The individuals who fled the scene may have run towards Cance Dorm and then eventually down into the Lot 22/33 area.

This investigation is ongoing. UMPD is seeking any witnesses to this incident, or any information regarding the identity of any involved individuals.  Anyone with information about this incident is encouraged to contact UMPD Detective Alexandra Wysocki at (413) 545-2121 or by email at alexandraw@admin.umass.edu. Anonymous... read full alert

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Thank you for taking the time to watch this active training video, designed to help the UMass Amherst community plan for a perilous incident. In addition to viewing this video,the University offers a variety of other resources to enhance your safety and personal well-being. Read more about our Active Threat Program. The UMass Police offer group active-threat training upon request. Complete our Training Request... read more

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