- Associated Press - Saturday, October 25, 2014

OSHKOSH, Wis. (AP) - Police are seeking a suspect in the stabbings of two students near the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh.

Authorities say the stabbings happened around 11 p.m. Friday in a neighborhood east of campus. A police statement says the suspect confronted the first victim and took his cellphone, then stabbed him in the ensuing struggle.

Police say the second victim chased the suspect, another struggle ensued, and he was also stabbed.

A university statement says both students were seriously injured but are recuperating at an area hospital.

Police describe the suspect as a lone, white male, 5-foot-9 to 6-feet tall, weighing about 250 pounds with a buzz haircut and dark, baggy clothing.

Oshkosh Northwestern Media report (http://oshko.sh/1uW4Bzs ) that a police K-9 unit searched yards in the area on Saturday.


Information from: Oshkosh Northwestern Media, http://www.thenorthwestern.com



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