LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) — The University of Kentucky Police Department says a female student was sexually assaulted Friday night by a man she knows.
UK Police say this happened in a residence hall room. They say the suspect is not a UK student.
They say he is described as an African-American man, 5’11”, 140 pounds, with brown eyes and black hair.
If anyone has information to report about this incident, please contact UK Police at (859) 257-8573.
The University of Kentucky values a safe community for all students, staff, faculty, and visitors. In the interest of promoting a safe and secure campus environment, UK Police offer the following safety precautions:
- If you see something, say something. For emergencies, call 911.
- Be an active bystander. If you think someone is at risk for sexual assault, consider it an emergency and get involved.
- Consent for sexual contact is not implied.
- Carry a cell phone to be able to call for help in emergencies.
- Download and use the LiveSafe Application
- Take the UKPD taught S.T.A.R.R class
- Request a FREE SAFECATS student safety escort or coordinate after-hours on-demand bus service during the fall and spring semesters by calling (859) 257-SAFE(7233).
- Make statements with authority – “BACK-OFF! STOP! NO-WAY!” You deserve to be respected.