No arrests made in Shenkman Hall assault

A non-GW affiliated victim reported being struck and robbed in the Shenkman Hall Food Court Wednesday evening, according to a GW alert email sent at 9:15 p.m. Wednesday.

A Metropolitan Police Department report filed at 8:26 pm that night stated that the victim was assaulted as he exited the lower level bathroom. The suspect punched him in the face and took his phone, fleeing the area. The victim walked to GW hospital to seek treatment, according to the report.

The GW alert described the suspect as an “African-American male, approximately 6′ tall, black puffy hair and wearing a gray t-shirt, black pants and white shoes.”

No arrests had been made in conjunction with the incident as of Thursday morning, according to a MPD spokesperson.

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