An assault in the Liberal Arts building Wednesday on the University of Montana campus is being investigated as a possible hate incident. UM sent an alert to students and staff saying authorities responded to a report of a student assault.
UM ALERT: University officials have received a report of a student assault that occurred today in the Liberal Arts Building. A male student was assaulted by an unknown male in what appears to be hate/bias violence. The incident took place in the men’s restroom across from Room 102 on the main level. UM police are investigating. Members of the campus community should be aware of this incident and the fact the assailant is unknown at this time. Anyone with information should contact UMPD at 406-243-6131. Information may be submitted confidentially and/or anonymously.