Police: Man arrested after reports of groping near Transy campus

Photo: Fayette County Detention Center
Photo: Fayette County Detention Center(WKYT)
Published: Feb. 5, 2019 at 4:22 PM EST
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Lexington police say a man is behind bars after women reported being groped near the Transylvania University campus.

Police say Austin Jones, 23, was found by Transylvania University officers after receiving the report Tuesday morning.

Lexington police charged Jones with being mentally ill and a danger to himself and others along with two counts of third-degree sexual abuse.