Police Release Sketch of Suspect

Contact: Jill Holder

Photo of police sketch of sexual assault suspect
Police sketch of sexual assault suspect

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The unknown suspect is described as a white male in his early 30s, 5 feet 10 inches to 6 feet 1 inch tall, 180 pounds, with a thin build. He had brown, collar-length hair that was spiked on the top. He was wearing blue jeans and a black Dale Earnhardt T-shirt with a red number 3 on it. The suspect was last seen running toward Woodland Avenue from the parking lot.

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LEXINGTON, Ky. (May 1, 2004) -- The University of Kentucky Police Department has released a sketch of the sexual assault suspect involved in an incident that was reported on campus at 2 a.m. Thursday, April 29. Other than this sketch, there are no further developments in the case.

UK Police say a female student was sexually assaulted at knife point in the Hilltop Avenue parking lot of the William T. Young Library.

The unknown suspect is described as a white male in his early 30s, 5 feet 10 inches to 6 feet 1 inch tall, 180 pounds, with a thin build. He had brown, collar-length hair that was spiked on the top. He was wearing blue jeans and a black Dale Earnhardt T-shirt with a red number 3 on it. The suspect was last seen running toward Woodland Avenue from the parking lot.

Anyone with information is asked to call UK Police at (859) 257-1616.

UK Police offer the following safety precautions:

• Do not travel alone after dark; always walk with a friend or in a group.

• Use the Air Force ROTC SafeCats escort service (323-FREE or 323-3733), or the Campus Bus Service (221-7433). Call the UK Police at (859) 257-1616 if these services are not available.

• Always be aware of your surroundings and what other people around you are doing.

• Park only in well-lit areas.

• If you see a subject matching the above description or anyone acting suspicious, go to the nearest phone and call 911, or use your cellular phone by dialing #UKPD (#8573).

• Be aware of where the emergency phones on campus are located.


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