Sexual assault occurred in campus residence hall Monday

News Staff

A campus-wide Crime Bulletin was sent out this morning alerting students, faculty and staff about a sexual assault incident that occurred in a UK residence hall on Monday, Jan. 16.

The survivor, a female UK student, was assaulted by a non-UK male student known to her. He is described as a 5’10” white male with brown hair, blue eyes and weighing 200 pounds.

“We received notification from the victim that she was sexually assaulted by a known offender and the investigation is ongoing,” UK Police Chief Joe Monroe said. “I cannot comment further on the open investigation.”

UK Police asks that anyone with further information calls (859) 257-8573.