Crime Alert: Off-campus incident (updated 11:43 a.m.)

(Update 11:43 a.m.; July 23)
University officials have confirmed that the two students involved received minor injuries at an off-campus incident on Long Drive. Earlier this morning, both were released after being evaluated at a local hospital.

Because the altercation occurred among students who know each other, police do not believe there is a continuing threat to students or others on or near campus.

The University will continue to look into the matter and provide support to the students involved.


The Winston-Salem Police Department is investigating an incident that occurred at an off-campus house on Long Drive early this morning. Two Wake Forest students have been transported to a local hospital with knife wounds following an altercation at an off-campus party.

Police do not believe there is a continuing threat to students or others near campus. Investigators believe parties involved are known to each other.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact the Winston-Salem Police Department at 336-773-7700, CrimeStoppers at 336-727-2800, or the Wake Forest University Police Department at 336-758-5591.

As a precaution, the Wake Forest University Police Department recommends reviewing personal safety and crime prevention tips and encourages students, faculty and staff to download LiveSafe, the free personal mobile campus safety application.

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