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Alleged Physical Assault Reported On Hocking College Campus

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Hocking College officials alerted students and staff to an alleged physical assault on campus in an email sent Friday.

In an email sent on Friday, officials told the college community a report had been received by college authorities in reference to an assault that had allegedly occurred between midnight and 1 a.m. on a path near Sycamore and Summit Halls.

“During this alleged assault, weapons were seen and multiple assailants wearing masks were said to be involved,” the statement read.

The college also gave safety tips to students, including recommending walking or jogging with a friend, avoiding walking after dark and staying in well-lit areas.

Anyone with information related to the alleged crime is encouraged to call the  Nelsonville Police Department at (740) 753-1922.