Police: Student Assaults Faculty Member At Westmoreland County Community College’s Advanced Technology Center – CBS Pittsburgh

By: KDKA-TV News Staff

WESTMORELAND COUNTY (KDKA) — A student is accused of assaulting a faculty member at Westmoreland County Community College’s Advanced Technology Center.

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State police said they were called just after 2:30 p.m. on Tuesday to the center after a report of an assault. The faculty member sustained minor injuries, and the suspect — a 24-year-old student — was taken into custody.

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The student, according to police, was taken to police barracks and will be charged.

According to a statement from Dr. Sydney Beeler, the vice president of Enrollment Management at the college, Westmoreland went into lockdown due to the incident. The lockdown has since been lifted.

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No other students or faculty were injured.

Source: https://pittsburgh.cbslocal.com/2021/11/09/westmoreland-county-community-college-advanced-technology-center-faculty-member-attack/

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