RSS Feeds

U. of Md. student injured in a fight near campus

Thursday - 8/29/2013, 5:16pm  ET

Prince George's County police released this close-up image of a man wanted for questioning in a fight with a University of Maryland college student. (Courtesy of Prince George's County Police Department)

UPDATE: Thursday - 8/29/2013, 5:02pm ET

WASHINGTON - Police have released the description of a possible suspect in a fight near the University of Maryland.

Prince George's County police say a street camera captured a man possibly involved in the fight. He is described as a white man with a slim build and blond hair. He was last seen wearing a black shirt and blue jeans, according to police.

Police released the surveillance video that shows a "person of interest" walking both toward and away from the camera. He is wanted for questioning for what police are now calling an assault of a university student.

Anyone with information on the man's identity is asked to call the Regional Investigation Division-Northern Region at 301-699-2601.

Watch the video below.

EARLIER: Saturday - 8/24/2013, 4:02pm ET

COLLEGE PARK, Md. - Police are investigating after a University of Maryland student was injured in a fight near campus.

Police say they were called to the 4600 block of College Avenue early Saturday and that when officers arrived they found a University of Maryland student with a cut on his upper body. Police say a preliminary investigation suggests the victim and suspect argued and that the fight became physical. During the fight, the suspect cut the victim with a sharp object and then ran away.

The victim was taken to a hospital for treatment but has since been released. Police did not release the name of the victim or suspect.

Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.