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NDSP investigates attempted stabbing in dorm room

Observer Staff Report | Sunday, December 4, 2011

A female student attempted to stab a male student acquaintance in a Siegfried Hall room Sunday night.

The incident occurred around 8:40 p.m., University Spokesman Dennis Brown said. The male student was not injured and Notre Dame Security Police was questioning the female student on Sunday night, he said.

WNDU reported that after a struggle, the male was able to take control of the knife and locked the girl in the room until officers arrived.

Siegfried rector Fr. John Conley deferred comment to University officials and Brown declined further comment.

Students’ names have not been released and there is currently no information about potential charges.