Campus Safety Alert Issued After UK Students Report Sex Crimes

UK issues a campus safety advisory on Friday after two incidents were reported to Lexington Police within the past week.

Police say two female students reported being sexually assaulted and sexually abused while at the Sigma Pi Fraternity, on 364 Aylesford Place.

We're told there are two incidents, one on a sexual abuse, the other on sexual assault. Police say the suspect in the sexual abuse incident is known to police, but the sexual assault suspect remains unknown.

Lexington police say the unknown suspect is described as a white male, 5 feet 6 inches to 5 feet 7 inches. The suspect is said to be thin build, with shaggy, dirty blonde-brown hair.

The UK Office of Emergency Management is encouraging students to use caution when attending parties or events.

* Do not accept drinks or food from person unknown to you.
* Always be aware of your surroundings and what people around you are doing.
* If you choose to drink alcoholic beverages, be responsible!
* Carry a cell phone or other personal safety device.

Lexington police encourage anyone with any information in these cases to please call UK Police at 859-257-1616 or Lexington Police at 859-258-3600.