Suspect in campus incident arrested, charged. November 4, 8:30 p.m.
Posted 11/04/2013 06:27PM

8:30 News Release on Campus Incident

CCSU announces that the suspect in the campus incident of November 4, 2013 has been identified as CCSU student David Kyem of Newington, CT. He is identified as a 21-year-old senior who is a resident of James Hall. He has been charged with breach of peace and will be released this evening on $1000 bail bond. He is the son of CCSU Professor of Geography Peter Kyem.

The investigation is continuing, and as more details are confirmed more information will be forthcoming.

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8 p.m.  Update on Campus Incident

Earlier this afternoon, the suspect at the heart of the campus emergency incident on Monday, November 4, was taken into police custody. 

The suspect has now been identified as 21-year-old CCSU senior David Kyem of Newington, CT. He is the son of CCSU Professor of Geography Peter Kyem. David is a resident of James Hall.  He has been charged with breach of peace and he has been released on $1000 bail bond.  The investigation is continuing. 

When more relevant details have been discovered and confirmed, the University will update the community. Fortunately, there were no reports of injuries to students or other members of the CCSU community.

The University is grateful for everyone’s cooperation during this event. And grateful to for the excellent work of the CCSU Police in coordination with the police departments of New Britain and Newington and the State Police. Our hearts go out to the campus community, CCSU students—and their families--in particular, for all the stress they have had to endure today.

The Offices of Student Affairs and Student Wellness Services are offering licensed counselors to students in Barrows Lounge and James Lobby this evening. Counselors will also be available tomorrow and afterward for appointments on campus; students may call the Counseling Department at 832-1945.

Classes for November 5 will run at their scheduled hours.