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UK Police Issue Alert After Sex Assault Reported At Dorm

Posted at 7:08 AM, Jan 26, 2019
and last updated 2019-01-26 07:35:53-05

LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) — University of Kentucky police issued a bulletin Friday night saying a female student had been sexually assaulted inside her dormetory.

Police said the woman knows the alleged attacker, who they said was not a university student.

The suspect was described as standing 5-foot-11 and weighing about 140 pounds.

Along with the alert, police sent tips for preventing sexual assault.

Among the tips:

  • Report incidents when you see them.
  • Download and use the “Live Safe” app
  • Request free “Safe Cats” escort or bus service when traveling across campus after hours.