Update: November 7, 2019 4:11pm - The main suspect in this case has been identified by a member of the community, thank you for your assistance.
On October 26, 2019 at 5:07pm UMPD was notified that a male had just been assaulted by three other males in the area of Massachusetts Avenue and Sunset Avenue. Officers responding to the scene found the victim with significant head injuries from the reported assault. The victim was unable to provide information on the suspects and was immediately transported to the hospital.
A number of witnesses came forward with physical descriptions of three college-aged, white male suspects. The main aggressor was described as a white male, wearing a grey, plaid, flannel long-sleeve shirt, blue jeans and a Carhartt winter cap. Please see the attached photo, UMPD is requesting your assistance in identifying this suspect. The description of the other two males is very limited, only that they were wearing hooded sweatshirts. Anyone with information about this incident is encouraged to contact UMPD Officer Allison Fenton at (413) 545-2121.
The investigation is continuing, including a review of all camera footage in the area. 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
Nov 6, 2019, 8:54 am
Last Updated: Nov 7, 2019, 4:13 pm