Virginia Tech Police Department is investigating a group assault on the Drillfield in front of Burruss Hall early Tuesday morning.
According to an e-mail release sent Tuesday afternoon, the male victim reported he was assaulted by a group of four or five unknown white males.
One suspect was described as a “heavy set” male wearing a white shirt and a bandana on his head and a second male was said to have worn a black hooded sweatshirt.
The suspects exited in a red SUV-type vehicle with tinted windows after pushing the victim to the ground. After the assault, the suspects fled in the vehicle toward West Campus Drive.
The victim sustained minor injuries, including abrasions to his hands, and was transported to Montgomery Regional Hospital for treatment.
Detective R.L. Taylor of Tech Police declined to speculate on a motive for the assualt, saying the investigation is still open.
Those with further information on the incident are encouraged to call (540) 231-8121.