CRIME ALERT - Assault on College Avenue near Myron Taylor Hall overnight
On May 1, 2016 at approximately 2:20 a.m. Cornell Police responded to a report of a fight in progress. Officers arrived to find a male Cornell student injured during an altercation which had just occurred on College Avenue in the City of Ithaca near Myron Taylor Hall. The victim reported that he was attempting to intervene in a fight between a non-Cornell friend of his and several Asian males and an Asian female. The injured student was then confronted and assaulted by additional Asian subjects who joined the group after the altercation started. All suspects then fled the area southbound on College Avenue. No further description was provided. The cause of the altercation is unknown at this time. The injured student, who refused medical treatment at the scene, suffered substantial injuries. Cornell Police are investigating. Anyone with information related to this crime should contact Cornell Police at 607-255-1111.