Public Safety Posts Alert on Assaults Near Macalester

The University of St. Thomas Department of Public Safety has issued an alert regarding two recent assaults that took place near Macalester College last week.

In one case, a Macalester student was approached by a group of males and was asked for a cigarette. When the student did not respond he was hit in the face. The student was not seriously injured.

Details about the incidents, and crime-prevention tips, can be found on the Public Safety website. Click on the alert titled "11/11/2011 Macalester Assault Alert.”