On Feburary 2, 2017 at 7:40pm UMPD was notified that a female UMass student was assaulted at approximately 2:00am that same day in Lot #22 by an unknown person. The assault consisted of a person approaching the female from behind and punching her on the side of the head, knocking her to the ground. The victim was unable to obtain any description of the person who assaulted her. The investigation is continuing, including a review of all camera footage in the area. Anyone with information about this incident is encouraged to contact UMPD Officer Chris Stechmann at (413) 545-2121. Anonymous information can be left at (413) 577-TIPS (8477) or by using the UMPD anonymous witness form at https://www.umass.edu/umpd/anonymous-witness-form.
Personal safety tips can be found on the UMPD website at: http://www.umass.edu/umpd/safety-guidelines
CA - 02-17-2298
Feb 3, 2017, 1:02 pm
Last Updated: Feb 3, 2017, 2:47 pm