Radford Police investigating blow dart assault

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RADFORD, Va. (WDBJ7) A person was shot with a blow dart Saturday evening according to Radford Police.

Police responded to a part of Radford University around 9:15 p.m. Saturday in reference to a subject that had been assaulted. The victim told police that he was walking in the 500 block of Tyler Avenue when he was shot with a blow dart from a passing car. The victim described the vehicle as silver or light in color. The car was last seen heading south on Tyler Avenue.

The victim received a minor injury and was treated and released by Radford EMS.

The incident is under investigation.

If you have any information about this, please call Officer M.L. Mansdoerfer at 540-731-3624.