Two students stabbed on campus at Brock University

Mar 22 2019, 1:38 pm

Two students were stabbed and another was injured in the struggle when an assault occurred at Brock University on Thursday night.

According to the university, Niagara Regional Police responded to the incident in Village Residence at approximately 8 pm.

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In what police say they believe was a targeted attack, two students received knife wounds and one was injured in a struggle with one of the assailants. All three victims were treated in hospital and later released.

It is reported that the assailants fled shortly after the incident, and the campus was deemed to be free of any threat. There was no lockdown.

The university states that several residence students were moved to temporary accommodations after police sealed off several rooms to conduct their investigation.

Now, police are seeking two suspects in relation to the incident.

The first is described as male, slim build in his 20s, possibly of East Indian descent. He was wearing a dark toque, a dark mask covering the lower portion of his face and dark-coloured clothing. The second suspect is also described as male, slim build, in his 20s and possibly of East Indian descent. He was wearing light-coloured clothing and possibly grey pants.

Law enforcement is continuing to investigate. Anyone with information is asked to phone (905) 688-4111, extension 9495.