Student allegedly assaulted at off-campus residence

BY MARK BELCHER, NEWS EDITOR, @MARKBELCHERJR

ST. BONAVENTURE (Feb. 9) – A group of people allegedly assaulted St. Bonaventure University freshman Edward Caraccioli this past weekend, sending him to Olean General Hospital.

A news release from the Twin Tiers radio station, WVTT News Radio, reported the altercation at the intersection of Seventh and Union streets early Sunday morning.

A Bonaventure student close to Caraccioli, who wished to remain nameless, said multiple students randomly targeted Caraccioli at an off-campus house party. He said others who separated the crowd were also assaulted.

WVTT News Radio said police confirmed an ongoing investigation to the Olean Times Herald this morning.

Bonaventure officials are cooperating with police, but no arrests have been made at this time, the report added.

At press time, no contact could be made with Allegany police or Safety and Security Services. More information on the story is to come.

Any information on the incident should be referred to the Allegany Police Department at (716) 373-0873 or Safety and Security Services at (716) 375-2525.

Maddie Gionet contributed to the reporting of this story.

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