2 arrested for assaulting student

Local News

UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS (WCIA) — A UI student was taken to the hospital and two men were arrested after an assault. It happened about 1 am, Sunday, near Gregory Drive and Goodwin Avenue.

18-year old Elijah Williams and 21-year old Brandon Nuckolls, both of Urbana, face charges of aggravated battery. Authorities say the student was hit and injured after an altercation on a bus.

Steven Wanya, 21, of Urbana, who was with Williams when he was detained, was issued a notice to appear in court for possession of cannabis.

The extent of the student’s injuries was not disclosed.  


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