SU student assaulted on High Street Saturday morning


Photo courtesy of Stuart Miles

Police are still searching for the man responsible for the assault of a Shippensburg University student early Saturday morning.

According to a report by Pennsylvania State Police, Kane Williams, 21, of Everett, Pa., was assaulted at 230 High St. in the early hours of March 24.

Williams told police he was approached by an unknown man around 1:30 a.m. who then punched him in the face.

Police described the suspect as an African American male, who was wearing a white V-neck T-shirt and tan shorts.

Williams said he had been drinking near his home and went outside to take a phone call with a friend. After he set his can of beer on the ground, he was approached by two African-American males.

The men asked Williams where the parties were. When Williams turned away to look, he was punched in the face.The suspects fled the scene, apparently taking his can of beer and his keys.

He reported that his keys were returned shortly after, after being found on the ground several yards away.

He was transported to Chambersburg Hospital for his injuries.

Anyone with information about the incident can contact the Pennsylvania State Police in Carlisle at (717)-249-2121.

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