The university alerted students to the most recent case via email Monday. On Oct. And on Monday, a female student reported being touched inappropriately by a male acquaintance. In addition to all of the cases are being investigated by police, all have something in common. Henning said the center offers a variety of services to students, including a bystander intervention program known as Green Dot. Right now, there doesn't seem to be an abundance of concern on campus, but students are taking advantage of resources like the Violence Intervention and Prevention Center. Edit Article Add New Article. Toggle navigation Menu.
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A news release from the University about the incident says a female student who lives in the residence hall reported to campus police that a male guest raped her just after 12 a. The student said she knows the suspect, the news release says, and the crime is being investigated by university police and Title IX. The university also received a sex crime complaint Monday, when a female student reported that a man she knows touched her inappropriately. The sexual abuse incident also happened in a residence hall. In a news release about that report, the university said it happened in the early morning hours of Saturday, Nov. These are not the only sexual assaults reported in University of Kentucky residence halls this year. According to previous crime bulletins the school sent, female student reported a sexual assault at a residence hall on Jan. Another sexual assault in a residence hall was reported Sept. In October, a female student reported that a male student had raped her on Sept. Another female student reported that she was raped on Oct.
In the calendar year, 26 rapes have been reported to UK police. Police say eight of those were unfounded. Five rape cases are still open. Those numbers were up compared to when 20 rapes were reported to the police. Three of those cases were unfounded, and four cases are still open. Both years have lower numbers compared to Thirty-three cases were reported to police that year. Ten of those were unfounded, and two cases are still open. Reported sex offenses, which include sexual abuse or sexual assault, have hovered around the same number for the last two years. In , 59 sex offenses have been reported to the police.