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NEWPORT NEWS Students at Christopher Newport University received a crime alert this weekend about a simple assault on campus.

University police say two male students were walking on University North near Warwick River Residence Hall around 2:00 a.m. when they someone tried to tackle them from behind, spokeswoman Lori Jacobs told WVEC.com.

The suspects ran off; the students weren't hurt

One of the studetns reported the incident to CNU police about 6:45 p.m.

CNUPolice added patrols in the area and no other incidents were reported.

Newport News Police are not involved in the investigation.

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