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Person arrested for assault of Longwood student

Longwood University Police officers responded to an alleged assault involving a Longwood student Tuesday afternoon on Main Street near the Longwood campus.

According to an alert from Longwood University called an “Off campus incident update,” the suspect, who is not a student, also allegedly assaulted a Longwood police officer before being detained and is now in custody.

Anyone with information about the incident, may contact the Longwood University Police Department at (434) 395-2091.