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Teenage girl rushed to hospital after Essex University assault
10:41am Wednesday 24th October 2012 in News
A STUDENT has been rushed to hospital for emergency treatment after a fight broke out at the University of Essex.
Police and paramedics were called to the Wivenhoe campus in the early hours of this morning.
Officers believe the victim, an 18-year-old first year student, had her arm slashed repeatedly with a piece of glass.
She has gone to Broomfield Hospital in Chelmsford and is being treated by plastic surgery specialists.
A man has been arrested on suspicion of causing grievous bodily harm with intent and is being questioned by police.
Part of the campus has been sealed off while investigations continue.
See Thursday's Gazette for student reaction and more details.