Student who allegedly punched student on campus in Altoona

Student accused of punching a student on a campus in Altoona has been charged with assault and battery.

The Altoona Police Department responded to a report of a physical altercation on Monday morning.

According to a news release, a 21-year-old male student was transported to the Altoona Health System where he was evaluated and treated for minor injuries.

The incident happened about 2:30 a.m. on Monday.

Police said the victim was transported from the area by ambulance to Altoona Medical Center.

The student has been released from the hospital and is expected to be booked into the Altoonano Police Department on the assault charge.