One arrested in campus fight

A man was arrested by Grambling State University police Thursday after receiving a report of a fight at campus dormitory.

Officers responded to Holland Hall just after midnight Thursday where a victim stated he was attacked by several students, causing him bruises to the head and neck. The suspects could not be located at the time.

An investigator was assigned to the case and was able to identify Roberto Amaya, 19, as a party to the altercation. Amaya was questioned at the GSU Police Department and allegedly admitted participating in the fight that inflicted injuries on the victim.

Amaya was arrested for simple battery and booked at the Lincoln Parish Detention Center. Bail was set at $1,500.

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