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Wisconsin-Stout student Hussain Alnadhi killed in late-night assault

Local police are seeking tips on the assailant who killed Hussain Saaed Alnahdi.

Local police are seeking tips on the assailant who killed Hussain Saaed Alnahdi. UW-Stout

Police in Wisconsin are asking for public help finding a white man who dealt what proved to be a fatal assault to a University of Wisconsin-Stout student from Saudi Arabia. 

Hussain Saaed Alnahdi was on the street near a Topper's Pizza in Menomonie, Wisconsin, when the 24-year-old was assaulted at around 2:00 a.m. on Sunday. He was rushed to the Mayo Clinic in Eau Claire for treatment, and died there early Monday afternoon. 

No arrest was made, and Menomonie police say they're looking for a "white male, about six feet tall," according to the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel. 

Alnahdi, a junior at Stout, was studying business administration at the university, which dominates the small town of Menomonie: With roughly 10,000 students, UW-Stout accounts for almost two-thirds of the town's entire population.

The Wisconsin town would've been a dramatic change from Alnahdi's home town of Buraydah, Saudi Arabia, a spawling city in the Arabian kingdom's northern desert. In a statement, UW-Stout Chancellor Bob Meyer said the school's "thoughts and prayers go out to Hussain's family in Buraydah... and his friends at UW-Stout."

Menomonie police are taking tips that might lead to Alnahdi's killer at 715-321-8511, or by texting "TIPDUNN," followed by the tip, to the phone number 274637.