Rape reported on UK campus

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LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – A University of Kentucky student says they were raped in a dorm room by someone they know, according to UK Police.

The reported victim says it happened between 2:00 a.m. and 3:45 a.m. on December 3, according to investigators.

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More than a half-dozen rapes or sexual assaults have been reported on campus this semester, according to crime statistics.

Police say they encourage students who have been a victim of violence, or would like to be a part of UK’s effort to end violence, to contact the Violence Intervention and Prevention Center for confidential services, support and referrals at (859) 257-3574.

Students may report any incident of harassment or sexual assault as a member of the UK Community to the Title IX Coordinator at (859) 257-8927, or visit their website at http://www.uky.edu/eeo/.