Arrest made in tailgate party assault at Utah campus

Police have made an arrest in the assault of a man at a University of Utah football tailgate party.

The Salt Lake Tribune reported (http://bit.ly/2eGwq2v) Saturday that police booked a 23-year-old man on a charge of aggravated assault.

His name was not immediately released.

Sgt. Garth Smith says the incident happened Oct. 8 in a campus lot.

He says the victim was waiting to use a portable restroom when two men tried to cut in line.

The victim told them to go to the back.

Smith says one of the men punched the victim in the head as soon as he exited the restroom.

The victim suffered a fractured skull and internal bleeding.

He is expected to recover.

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