Arrest Made in Sexual Abuse Case

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Joshua Jemele Scott

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Witnesses or victims of the sexual abuse and indecent exposure incidents are encouraged to contact UK Police with additional information at (859) 257-1616 or by cell phone at #UKPD (#8573).

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LEXINGTON, Ky. (April 7, 2004) -- University of Kentucky Police today arrested Joshua Jemele Scott on a charge of sexual abuse in the third degree, stemming from a Fayette District Court arrest warrant issued yesterday.

Scott, 25, of Lexington, is accused of a sexual abuse incident reported in UK’s Parking Structure #5 on April 1. Scott is not a student or employee of the University of Kentucky.

“Mr. Scott also was questioned in regard to other reported cases of sexual abuse and indecent exposure on campus,” said Travis Manley, public information officer for UK Police. “No charges have been filed in those cases, but they continue to be investigated.”

Manley encourages any witnesses or victims of the sexual abuse and indecent exposure incidents to contact UK Police with additional information at (859) 257-1616 or by cell phone at #UKPD (#8573).


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