Sexual assault at UK prompts crime bulletin

Crime Bulletin

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – University of Kentucky Police issued a crime bulletin after a sexual assault was reported Friday night on campus.

Police say a female student was sexually assaulted in a dorm room by a man she knows, who is not a UK student.

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UK police sent out safety tips, which include;

  • If you see something, say something.
  • Be an active bystander.
  • If you think someone’s at-risk for sexual assault, consider it an emergency and get involved.
  • Consent for sexual contact is not implied.
  • Carry a cell phone.
  • Download and use the ‘live safe’ application.
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