Female Student Reports Physical Assault

Contact: Kathy Johnson

 

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UK Police offer the following safety precautions:

  • Do not travel alone after dark; always walk with a friend or with a group.
  • Request an escort by calling the Air Force ROTC “SafeCats” at 323-FREE (3733) or UK Police at 257-1616. The campus bus service, with extended hours, is also available by calling 221-7433.
  • Always be aware of your surroundings and what other people around you are doing.
  • Park only in well-lit areas.
  • If you see anyone acting suspicious, go to the nearest phone and call 911 or on a cellular phone dial #UKPD (#8573).

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LEXINGTON, Ky. (Sept. 2, 2004) -- The University of Kentucky Police are investigating an assault reported to have occurred earlier this week on UK property. A female UK student reported last night (Sept. 1) that she was physically assaulted between 10:45 and 11 p.m. Monday, Aug. 30, near 515 Oldham Ave.

UK Police Chief Fred Otto said the incident was not reported as a sexual assault.

The unknown suspect is described as a white male in his early 20s, 6 feet tall, with a large build. He had a shaved head and was wearing dark clothing.

UK Police offer the following safety precautions:

  • Do not travel alone after dark; always walk with a friend or with a group.
  • Request an escort by calling the Air Force ROTC “SafeCats” at 323-FREE (3733) or UK Police at 257-1616. The campus bus service, with extended hours, is also available by calling 221-7433.
  • Always be aware of your surroundings and what other people around you are doing.
  • Park only in well-lit areas.
  • If you see anyone acting suspicious, go to the nearest phone and call 911 or on a cellular phone dial #UKPD (#8573).

Be aware of where emergency phones are located on campus.


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