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Suspect Accused of Assaulting SU Student Identified

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SALISBURY, Md. – Salisbury University Police have identified a man who was arrested after the assault of a female student early Sunday morning.

SU Police say Kiante Cannon was with a group of men and woman who were following closely behind a female student. Police say Cannon grabbed the woman’s buttocks and hit her in the arm. According to authorities, the group Cannon was with also threatened to rape her. Cannon was located and arrested.

According to SU Police, Cannon faces assault charges. This Sunday morning incident is among three incidents in the past two weeks in which SU students claim to have been assaulted just off-campus.

On Monday afternoon, SU officials sent out an email to students saying they are aware of the incidents and working with police. In the email, the school reminded students to take proper precautions, 

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