Police: Suspect arrested for assaulting 2 people in University Heights

Police say 29-year-old Xavier Rodriguez approached a 49-year-old man from behind on University Avenue and knocked him to the ground in an unprovoked attack at around 8 p.m.

News 12 Staff

Nov 12, 2023, 12:58 PM

Updated 243 days ago

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A suspect wanted for assaulting two people in University Heights on Friday night has been arrested.
Police say 29-year-old Xavier Rodriguez approached a 49-year-old man from behind on University Avenue and knocked him to the ground in an unprovoked attack at around 8 p.m.
Police say he went on to slash a 52-year-old woman on her forehead just moments later. Both victims are expected to be OK.
Rodriguez has been charged with assault, according to authorities.


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