Someone threw a hot charcoal off a Village A balcony or rooftop Sunday afternoon, striking a walking student in the face and burning her.

According to a Department of Public Safety report summary, the incident took place at 12:45 p.m. in Village A. After being hit with the charcoal the student contacted DPS to file a report and the incident “remains under investigation,” the summary said. It is not known if she was taken to the hospital.

In a broadcast e-mail sent to all Village A residents Wednesday afternoon, Lorenzo Caltagirone, the area coordinator for Village A, wrote that the student had been “injured by the falling debris.”

“These events are quite alarming and unacceptable in our community and to our residents,” he wrote. “Anyone having information regarding the persons responsible is asked to contact me. Persons who may encounter future dangerous incidents are asked to call DPS immediately.”

Caltagirone said Wednesday that the student had not been seriously injured but declined further comment because “there is follow-up being done with the students involved,”

This is not the first time students have thrown items off of Village A rooftops or balconies.

In a March 22 e-mail, Caltagirone wrote that students had been tossing bottles March 17, damaging two apartment windows and causing hundreds of dollars in damage.

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