EKU resident assistant accused of rape

EKU resident assistant accused of rape
Published: Nov. 21, 2022 at 5:00 PM EST
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RICHMOND, Ky. (WKYT) - An Eastern Kentucky University student and resident assistant is facing serious charges.

The Richmond Register reports that 21-year-old Thomas Haroules has been charged with rape. He is accused of sexually assaulting a woman multiple times between October 2021 and February 2022.

The Register reports that the victim reported the assaults in September 2022. It happened three times. The victim says each time she denied his advances. On two occasions, the victim says he pinned her down.

Haroules was a resident assistant at Martin Hall. According to EKU officials, EKU Police arrested Haroules on Nov. 18. They say that Haroules’ access to Martin Hall was revoked and his residence hall duties were suspended indefinitely without pay.

Haroules is in jail on a $100,000 bond.

This story is developing.