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Police Probe Possible Hate Crime After College Party Assault

Posted: Apr 17, 2018 1:45 PM Updated:

NEWARK, Del. (AP)- Police are investigating a possible hate crime in Delaware after a man's leg was broken and derogatory comments were made about his sexual orientation.

The incident occurred at an off-campus party near the University of Delaware on Friday night.

Newark Police spokesman Gerald Bryda said several people assaulted a 23-year-old man and made derogatory comments. Bryda said hate crime charges are possible depending on what comments were made. The investigation is ongoing.

University of Delaware President Dennis Assanis said in a letter to the UD community that the people involved in the assault are "believed to be UD students." He said the school would "ensure any offenders are held accountable for their actions."

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