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UT-Tyler Student stabbed on walking trail

UT-Tyler Police are investigating a stabbing on their university campus.

In an alert sent to students and faculty, Police Chief Mike Medders said the call came in around 1:30 a.m. when a student was walking on a trail between Patriot Village and Ornelas Hall.

The alert stated a man was walking on campus when someone came out of a wooded area, stabbed the walker, and ran back in the woods.

Medders said there is no motive for the attack and the suspect remains on the loose.

The suspect is described as a 6′ 2” slender black male in his early twenties with short hair. The suspect was seen wearing baggy blue jeans and a white T-shirt.

Anyone with information can call the UT-Tyler Police Department at (903) 566-7300.

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