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UW Police investigate early morning attack

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MADISON (WKOW) -- Early Saturday morning, a 23-year-old male student was attacked.

According to UW-Madison Police, around 2:15 a.m., the student was walking with a group on North Frances Street when a suspect from another group punched him without warning.

The suspect is described as a Hispanic male in his 20's.  He is about 5' 8" and around 180 pounds.  He has short dark hair with a thin outline style beard.  The suspect was wearing a white jacket with horizontal blue stripes, and a yellow stripe with gray shoulders and sleeves.  He was also wearing dark pants and white athletic shoes.

The suspect ran away to a parking ramp.  Officers searched around the area, but they could not find the suspect.

The UW-Madison Police Department is investigating the case.  Anyone with information is encouraged to call the UW Police at 608-264-COPS.

The victim required stitches after the assault.  UW-Madison students and staff received an e-mail about this incident.

UW Police also have provided safety tips which can be found here.

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