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Published November 15, 2012, 08:41 AM

MSU-Mankato student assaulted at knifepoint

MANKATO, Minn. (AP) — A Minnesota State, Mankato, student is in custody following an armed assault at the university's library.

MANKATO, Minn. (AP) — A Minnesota State, Mankato, student is in custody following an armed assault at the university's library.

Authorities say a male student was grabbed from behind at knifepoint in a bathroom Wednesday night, but was able to escape.

City spokeswoman Shelly Schulz says when police officers arrived they found other students had detained the 19-year-old assailant.

The victim was transported by ambulance to a local hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

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