Student stabbed at UMass Dartmouth

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Police are searching for a man who stabbed a student at UMass Boston early Sunday morning. Credit: Metro Photo Archive

A stabbing at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth campus over the weekend has students and faculty on the lookout.

The campus police department announced that male student was stabbed Sunday about 3:30 a.m. at Cedar Dell South.

Police arrived at the scene to disperse a disturbance outside a group of apartments when they were told a person had been stabbed. The victim, whose name was not released to the public, was transported to Rhode Island Hospital and admitted for treatment.

The victim described his attacker as a light-skinned Hispanic or black male, about 6 feet tall, with a bushy pony tail and wearing a black hoodie.

Preliminary investigation suggested the victim knew his attacker, and authorities believe this to be an isolated incident. No arrests have been made.

Anyone who may have information about the stabbing, or notices suspicious behavior, should contact Public Safety at 508-999-9191, or use the silent witness line at 508-999-8477. They can also use the online confidential form here.

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