MSU student assaulted at knifepointPublished 10:44am Thursday, November 15, 2012
MANKATO — A Minnesota State University, Mankato, student is in custody following an armed assault at the university’s library.
Authorities say a male student was grabbed from behind at knifepoint in a bathroom Wednesday night, but was able to escape.
City spokeswoman Shelly Schulz said when police officers arrived they found other students had detained the 19-year-old assailant.
The victim was transported by ambulance to a local hospital with injuries not deemed to be life-threatening.