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MIAMI (CBSMiami) – A reward of up to $5,000 is now being offered for information that leads to the arrest of a person wanted in the attack on two high school students on a Florida International University campus.
On Tuesday, Tara James, the mother of one of the students, helped police pass out flyers at NE 151st Street & Biscayne Boulevard, near FIU’s Biscayne Bay Campus.
The attack happened September 10th in a remote wooded area of the campus. The students were assaulted at around 10 a.m. when they were walking on a trail that is often used by students and residents in an isolated part of campus.
The students, who attend Mast Academy High School, were at the university for a study group.
They were taken to Memorial Regional Hospital with serious injuries.
In addition to the increased reward amount, the flyer had a sketch of the person sought in the attack. He’s described as being 18-20 years old, with brown eyes and black short cropped hair.
Anyone with information is urged to call Crime Stoppers at (305) 471-TIPS.