Early morning assault prompts ECU Alert

GREENVILLE, N.C. (WITN) - A reported assault early Sunday morning prompted an alert to be sent out by ECU.

In the alert, ECU Police say a non-student reported to officers he had been assaulted near East 4th Street and Harding Street.

ECU Police say they shut down a large party in the area and notified the Greenville Police Department.

The assault victim was transported to the hospital for treatment of a minor injury.

Authorities are asking anyone with information about this incident to contact Greenville Police at 252-329-4315. To report an anonymous tip, contact Crime Stoppers at 252-758-7777 or LiveSafe tips.

Police are reminding people to be aware of their surroundings at all times and to report any suspicious activity.